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Letters from Sir John Fischer Williams to his wife

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MS. 12598

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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.

Dates

  • 1922-1929

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. 12598

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12598

Overview

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.

Related Materials

See MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1092-1093 and d. 511 for correspondence and a diary of Sir John Fischer Williams relating to the Reparations Commission.
Title
Letters from Sir John Fischer Williams to his wife
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Lucy McCann
Date
2017
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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