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#221 - Winston Churchill

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Correspondence on international news: “Difficulty how to synchronise your first article with their third and fourth”
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TLS, one page, 8 x 10, Chartwell Manor letterhead, February 1, 1929. Letter to Colonel Fitzhugh Lee Minnegerode, foreign correspondent of the New York Times. In full: “Could you cable at my expense as follows:—Selections excellent. Article I corresponds to 3rd and 4th of London Times. Article 2 corresponds to 5th London Times. Difficulty how to synchronise your first article with their third and fourth. Am trying arrange with them. Will cable Tuesday. Secondly, final text slightly modified. Will cable amendments. I am sending you a letter which I have written to the Editor of the Times, which will explain how matters stand.” Affixed at the top edge to a slightly larger scrapbook page. Central vertical and horizontal folds, scattered creases, and a bit of show-through from adhesive remnants, otherwise fine condition. Churchill’s term as Chancellor of the Exchequer was coming to an end during this period as his Conservative government was ousted in the general election of May 1929. Pre-certified PSA/DNA.

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