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LevelItem
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)NCLAdd/9
TitleLetter from Neville Chamberlain to Sir Harry Gilbert Barling
Extent1 item
Date1940
DescriptionLetter, dated 27 April, in which Chamberlain, 11 Downing Street [London], remembers staying together with Barling (1855-1940) at Chesthill, including embarrassing occasions when they burst in on the recently engaged Arch[ibald] Kenrick and Grace Nettlefold. Addressing him as 'My dear Barling', he wishes him continued good health, hoping that he will 'see the successful termination of the War'.

Barling died on the day that Chamberlain wrote this letter.
Access StatusOpen