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Miscellaneous letters and memoranda, 1925-1926

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MS. Asquith 35

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  1. (fol. 1) Letters of congratulation on Asquith's elevation to the peerage, with a few about the title including two objecting to it, Jan.-Mar.1925 (only the more eminent writers are included in the index)
  2. (fol. 166) Memorandum (endorsed in Lord Oxford's hand 'Layton' [?Walter T. Layton]) entitled 'The Preference Problem', July 1925
  3. (fol. 170) Undated and unsigned notes (?written by Sir Maurice Bonham Carter) apparently taken from Humphrey Ward's History of the Athenaeum, 1824-1924
  4. (fol. 173) Letters of thanks for copies of Lord Oxford's Edinburgh lecture on Scaliger, Apr.-May 1926
  5. (fol. 210) Copies of speeches by Oxford and Simon on the General Strike, and letters, including two between Oxford and Lloyd George, arising from them, May-June 1926
  6. (fol. 247) Papers concerning Oxford's retirement from the leadership of the Liberal Party, including his draft and incomplete typescript of his memorandum of 4 Oct. 1926, a copy of his letter to J.A. Spender of 14 Oct., notes for his Greenock speech of 15 Oct., and letters of regret from the King and others, Oct. 1926

Dates

  • 1925-1926

Extent

279 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Asquith 35

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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