MC:P414/C103 Miscellaneous Correspondence from Politicians and Members of Parliament
MC:P414/C103 MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE FROM POLITICIANS AND MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT
MC:P414/C103/1 2 May 1925
Letter from Leopold (Leo) Charles Maurice Stennett Amery (1873–1955; politician and journalist) to Herbert Warren. Amery has just returned from Iraq and Palestine to discover that the matter of offering the vacant Chancellorship to Lord Milner is being debated. He asks to have his name added to those in favour of Lord Milner. He is aware of concerns about Milner’s health, but believes that he will recover sufficiently to carry out the necessary duties. Sent from 112 Eaton Square, S.W.1.
MC:P414/C103/2 2 Jul 1925
Letter from Leopold (Leo) Charles Maurice Stennett Amery (1873–1955; politician and journalist) to Herbert Warren. Amery tells Warren that some of Lord Milner’s friends wish to plan something in his memory, and would be glad of his advice on the matter. Sent from the Colonial Office, Downing Street.
MC:P414/C103/3 25 Sep 1924
Letter from Dunbar Barton (1853–1937; politician) to Herbert Warren. Barton thanks Warren for his kind letter. He comments on an amusing quote from Tim Healy from Dublin. Sent from 2 Gray’s Inn Square, W.C.1.
MC:P414/C103/4 6 Oct 1928
Letter from Sir Geoffrey Butler (1887–1929; politician and historian) to Herbert Warren. Butler expresses his sadness at the news that Warren will be retiring from position on the Governor’s Committee at Clifton. He greatly values the link that Warren provides between Oxford and the school. The letter is incomplete. Sent from Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.
MC:P414/C103/5 29 Oct 1918
Letter from Edward Carson (1854-1935; politician and lawyer), Baron Carson, to Herbert Warren. Carson explains that he would have liked to have talked to Warren when he was in Oxford, but he was in too much of a rush. He praises Oxford University for its support for the war effort. Sent from 5 Eaton Place, S.W.
MC:P414/C103/6 8 May 1903
Letter from Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, 2nd Baronet (1843–1911), to Herbert Warren. Dilke understands that letters from him have been used by Warren in his life of Prince Christian Victor. He thinks that they contain nothing sensitive. Sent from Sloane Street.
MC:P414/C103/7 20 May 1903
Letter from Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, 2nd Baronet (1843–1911), to Herbert Warren. Dilke has now read Warren’s life of Prince Christian Victor, and is happy with Warren’s use of his letters in it. Sent from 76 Sloane Street.
MC:P414/C103/8 19 Jun 1904
Letter from William Harcourt (1827–1904) to Herbert Warren. Harcourt is sorry to say that his affairs in Oxfordshire will have to be curtailed for the moment. He is not familiar with the ‘Cowley Case’ that Warren refers to. Sent from 22 Grafton Street.
MC:P414/C103/9 24 May 1907
Letter from Lewis Vernon Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt (1863–1922), to Herbert Warren. Harcourt thanks Warren for his photographs of the Milton[?] picture. He will be returning to his work in the House of Commons where he is trying to introduce an English Land Bill. He would like to arrange to meet Warren. He reports that he has tried to get the King to attend the Oxford Pageant, but the King does not want to attend any functions during his trip to Oxford. Sent from Nuneham Park, Oxford.
MC:P414/C103/10 17 Feb 1914
Letter (with envelope) from Lewis Vernon Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt (1863–1922), to Herbert Warren. Harcourt thanks Warren for his kind letter about Harcourt’s speech on South African affairs. Sent from 14 Berkeley Square.
MC:P414/C103/11 14 Jun 1915
Letter from Lewis Vernon Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt (1863–1922), to Herbert Warren. Harcourt thanks Warren for sending a kind letter on Harcourt’s leaving the Foreign Office. He hopes that Warren will visit him at Nuneham. Sent from 14 Berkeley Square.
MC:P414/C103/12 23 Feb 1917
Letter from Lewis Vernon Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt (1863–1922), to Herbert Warren. Harcourt thanks Warren for a letter of congratulation, and discusses Warren’s question about when his father might have quoted Latin in his speeches in the House of Commons. Sent from 14 Berkeley Square.
MC:P414/C103/13 1 Apr 1922
Letter (with envelope) from Mary Ethel Harcourt (nee Burns), Viscountess Harcourt (d. 1961), to Herbert Warren. Lady Harcourt thanks Warren for his letter of condolence on the death of her husband Lewis Harcourt, and reflects on their life together. Sent from 69 Brook Street.
MC:P414/C103/14 17 May 1925
Letter from Robert Hermon-Hodge (1851–1937; politician), 1st Baron Wyfold, to Herbert Warren. Wyfold suggests David Lindsay, 27th Earl of Crawford, as the successor to Lord Milner. Sent from Wyfold Court, Reading.
MC:P414/C103/15 2 Mar 1928
Letter from Sir John Arthur Ransome Marriott (1859–1945; educationalist and politician) to Herbert Warren. Marriott expresses his pleasure that Warren wishes to support Lord Salisbury for the Chancellorship of Oxford, and add his support to the campaign. Sent from the House of Commons Library.
MC:P414/C103/16 30 Mar 1886
Letter from Arthur Peel (1829–1912), 1st Viscount Peel, to Herbert Warren. Peel thanks Warren for the assistance he has given his son, Arthur George Villiers Peel, who has recently gone up to New College for a scholarship. Sent from The House of Commons.
MC:P414/C103/17 19 Apr 1888
Letter from Arthur Peel (1829–1912), 1st Viscount Peel, to Herbert Warren. Peel thanks Warren for his letter, and discusses his children’s academic performance, and their future, hoping that one of them will come up to Magdalen.
MC:P414/C103/18 22 Jul 1918
Letter from Jan Smuts (1870–1950; Prime Minister of South Africa 1919–24 and 1939–48) to Herbert Warren. Smuts is sorry that he was not able to visit Warren at Magdalen because he was busy working in London. Sent from The Savoy Hotel, London.
MC:P414/C103/19 16 Nov 1914
Letter from Edward Strachey, 1st Baron Strachie (1858–1936) to Herbert Warren. Strachie congratulates Warren on his knighthood. Sent from Paymaster General’s Office, Whitehall.
MC:P414/C103/20 31 Oct 1908
Letter from Robert Threshie Reid, 1st Earl Loreburn (1846–1923; Lord Chancellor 1905–12), to Herbert Warren. Loreburn apologises for not being able to attend the dinner, but he has very little free time. He discusses his interest in the future of Universities. Sent from 8 Eaton Square, S.W.
MC:P414/C103/21 Nov 1919
Letter from Robert Threshie Reid, 1st Earl Loreburn (1846–1923; Lord Chancellor 1905–12), to Herbert Warren. Loreburn reflects on postwar life, with so many losses, and praises Magdalen as a place that instils moral courage in its members. Sent from Kingsdown House, Deal.
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