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LevelItem
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)NCLAdd/70
TitleLetter to Neville Chamberlain from Sir Leslie Frederic Scott
Extent1 item
Date1940
DescriptionPhotocopy of typescript copy of a letter, dated 4 October, in which Leslie (1869-1950), [MP], St Mawes, Cornwall, expresses his regret that Chamberlain's ill health has led to his resignation [as Lord President of the Council]. He adds that his 'courage and judgment will be greatly missed' and refers to Chamberlain's correspondence with [ Sir Winston Leonard Spencer] Churchill (1874-1965) [Prime Minister May 1940-1945]. He asks that Chamberlain's wife let him know when he can visit.

Chamberlain was to die just over a month later, 9 November.
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