Letters from Sir John Fischer Williams to his wife
Letters, 1922-1929, from Sir John Fischer Williams in Paris and Geneva to his wife, Marjorie, discussing his work relating to the Reparations Commission and family news. A letter from Kate Courtney, Lady Courtney of Penwith, is enclosed with his letter of 31 August 1924.
- Creation: 1922-1929
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 12598].
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12598
Letters from Sir John Fischer Williams and his wife
Biographical / Historical
Sir John Fischer Williams (1870-1947) was an international lawyer who, from 1920 to 1930, was legal advisor to the British delegation on the Reparations Commission established by the Treaty of Versaialles. He was knighted in 1923.
For further details see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by H. Montagu-Pollock, grandson of Sir John Fischer Williams, in August 2017.
- Letters from Sir John Fischer Williams to his wife
- Finding aid prepared by Lucy McCann
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