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Miscellaneous writings by Asquith, 1915-1926

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MS. Asquith 63

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comprising:
  1. (fol. 1) Notes on the conscription question in 1915-1916 and manpower in 1917
  2. (fol. 22) a quotation from Churchill about Paschendaele
  3. (fol. 24) quotations from John Buchan's History of the Great War
  4. (fol. 32) 'The Great Shell Story' (notes for Asquith's speech at the Connaught Rooms, 3 June 1919, and later publication under the same title)
None of the above, except one page of notes on conscription, is in Asquith's hand
  1. (fol. 38) 'The "Paisley Policy" ' (apparently a synopsis of the book of that title published in 1920)
  2. (fol. 80) miscellaneous articles published in 1926
  3. (fol. 239) typed paper headed 'The speech of L. B. Kameneff delivered August 22nd, 1924 ( Pravda Aug. 24)', with underlinings. Perhaps used by Asquith for an article or speech

Dates

  • 1915-1926

Extent

247 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Asquith 63

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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