MC:P414/C42-C45 Lascelles, Lawrence, Lister and Lloyd George Letters
MC:P414/C42 LASCELLES LETTERS
Sir Alan Frederick Lascelles (1887–1981), courtier.
MC:P414/C42/1 4 Dec 1922
Letter from Alan Lascelles (1887–1981) to Herbert Warren. Lascelles encloses a letter sent by Reginald Gery (C. 1908–12) to the Prince of Wales [non extant]. He asks Warren what he knows about Gery and how they might help him. Sent from St. James’s Palace, S.W.
MC:P414/C42/2 21 Dec 1922
Letter from Alan Lascelles (1887–1981) to Herbert Warren. Lascelles thanks Warren for his detailed letter about Reginald Gery. He agrees that they should ask a third party to act in the matter, and has Clayton from Talbot House (Philip ‘Tubby’ Clayton, founder of Toc H) in mind for the task. He will make it clear that the matter is confidential. Sent from St. James’s Palace.
MC:P414/C42/3 17 Jan 1923
Letter from Alan Lascelles (1887–1981) to Herbert Warren. Lascelles says that he is unsure what to do about Reginald Gery. Gery is being cared for at Talbot House, which is costing them too much to continue indefinitely. Clayton informs him that Gery has made a good impression, and has written some decent though unpublished journalism. He asks Warren if there is any Magdalen man who might be able to give Gery an opening. He is thinking of contacting Sir Edward Hulton, 1st Baronet, about the matter. Sent from St. James’s Palace.
MC:P414/C42/4 8 Aug 1926
Letter from Alan Lascelles (1887–1981) to Lady Warren. Lascelles thanks Lady Warren for her hospitality. He thinks that the luncheon and entertainments at Magdalen went very well. Sent from Holton Park, Wheatley, Oxfordshire.
MC:P414/C42/5 11 Aug 1926
Letter from Alan Lascelles (1887–1981) to Lady Warren. Lascelles regrets that he has torn up Warren’s last letter, and so cannot remember who to thank. He asks Warren to thank the individual for him. He reports that the Prince of Wales was pleased with Warren’s letter, and agreed that the event was a success. Sent from 3 Hyde Park St, W.2.
MC:P414/C43 LAWRENCE LETTERS
Thomas Edward Lawrence, ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ (1888–1935; Senior Demy 1911–14)
MC:P414/C43/1 14 Jan 1913
Letter from T.E. Lawrence (1888–1935) to Herbert Warren. Lawrence explains the archaeological work that he has been doing, and what he hopes to achieve in the coming year. He thought that he should explain this outside of his official report. Sent from the SS China.
MC:P414/C43/2 14 Jan 1913
Letter from T.E. Lawrence (1888–1935) to Herbert Warren. Lawrence provides a report of his archaeological activities. He explains the difficulties he has experienced due to anti-foreign sentiment in Turkey, and what he would like to concentrate on next year.
MC:P414/C43/3 25 Dec 1918
Letter from T.E. Lawrence (1888–1935) to Herbert Warren. Lawrence explains that there is little time left for Feisal to see any more of England, and that the climate makes trips a risk for him. He had hoped to visit Oxford but there is much to do in London. He will let Warren know when they are able to make time to visit. Sent from The Carlton Hotel, Pall Mall, London.
MC:P414/C44 LISTER LETTERS
Sir Joseph Lister, Baron Lister (1827–1912), surgeon and founder of a system of antiseptic surgery.
MC:P414/C44/1 12 Nov 1895
Letter from Sir Joseph Lister (1827–1912) to Herbert Warren. Lister asks Warren to tell him the time that the election will take place on 13 December. Sent from 12 Park Crescent, Portland Place.
MC:P414/C44/2 16 Nov 1895
Letter from Sir Joseph Lister (1827–1912) to Herbert Warren. Lister agrees to meet Warren on 13 December, but will have to return home on the same day. Sent from 12 Park Crescent, Portland Place.
MC:P414/C44/3 11 Dec 1895
Letter from Sir Joseph Lister (1827–1912) to Herbert Warren. Lister has read Mr. Mier’s testimonials and agrees that they are satisfactory. He also accepts Warren’s invitation to lunch, but will have to leave for the 2 o’clock train. Sent from 12 Park Crescent, Portland Place.
MC:P414/C45 LLOYD GEORGE LETTERS
David Lloyd George (1863–1945), Prime Minister 1916–22.
MC:P414/C45/1 4 Jun 1908
Letter from David Lloyd George (1863–1945) to Herbert Warren. Lloyd George expresses his appreciation for the honour that Warren suggests conferring upon him. He looks forward to meeting Warren at Magdalen but will not be able to stay long. Sent from the Treasury Chambers, Whitehall.
MC:P414/C45/2 16 Jun 1915
Letter from David Lloyd George (1863–1945) to Herbert Warren. Lloyd George thanks Warren for his letter and is glad that he enjoyed his speech. Sent from the Ministry of Munitions of War, Whitehall.
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