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Churchill/AMEL 1/3 contains:
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25 The Balkans
26 The Case for Compulsory Service
27 The Case for Compulsory Service: cuttings
28 Memoranda written in the War Office
29 The League of Nations
30 Army Salary
31 Correspondence on Rowson Ideal Film
32 Imperial War Cabinet: Peace Terms: Territorial
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34 Minutes of 'X' meetings
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The Papers of Leopold Amery

Title Correspondence with 1st Lord Milner
Reference AMEL 1/3/40
Covering Dates Jan 1903-Nov 1928 (The majority of folios date from 1903 to August 1914.)
Extent and Medium 2 files
Content and context

Correspondence between Milner and LSA on subjects including: training troops in South Africa; the South African labour problem and immigration from China; LSA's foundation of an Imperialist group; the success of General Sir Paul Methuen [Commander-in-Chief Eastern Command] in the South African War, and Milner's concerns about Methuen's military position; the Cape Colony; Milner's own future after leaving South Africa; the 1907 Imperial Conference and ideals of imperial policy; tariff reform and economic policy, particularly regarding speeches by Milner; the Compatriots [tariff reform group]; plans by Major-General Sir Coleridge Grove for universal military training; LSA's employment; the future of the Unionists; education policy; the Home Rule Bill and policy on Ireland.

Also includes: note by Florence Amery (1928) with a letter from Milner, sympathising with her on having her honeymoon cut short by LSA standing as a candidate for Bow and Bromley [London]; press cuttings on Milner, including on his future and his work as High Commissioner for South Africa.

Index Terms
Armed Forces
Boer War (1899-1902)
Northern Ireland
South Africa
Milner, Alfred (1854-1925) Viscount Milner, statesman
Conservative Party
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