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Miscellaneous papers of other people, 1914-1929

MS. Asquith 152
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. (fol. 1) Correspondence of Sir Maurice Bonham Carter relating to the case of Allison D. Smith and his widow, 1914-1916
  2. (fol. 57) letters to and from Sir Maurice about a scheme for lectures to the troops in France (includes letters of Gilbert Murray), Oct.-Nov. 1916
  3. (fol. 94) a few typescript and manuscript notes of Margot Asquith for her Autobiography
  4. (fol. 123) a paper-covered notebook containing diary extracts, 29 Dec. 1915-1918 May 1916 and (reversing the volume) 19 May-8 Nov. 1916. Written in pencil and perhaps a copy made by the original compiler for J.A.Spender and Cyril Asquith (see concluding remark in volume). Accompanying it (fol. 122) is a letter from Roy Jenkins indentifying the diarist as Lady Edith Agnes Kathleen Scott (later Lady Kennet)
  5. (fol. 137) letter to Vivian Phillips from A.Tilney Bassett, 1929, offering his services in connection with the projected biography of Asquith, with copy of stock letter presumably used in reply


  • Creation: 1914-1929


138 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Asquith 152