Letters to Mary from Charles

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Concerning the 1929 election, including Charles' political meetings at London, Edinburgh, Galashiels and Selkirk, Ramsey MacDonald, Jennie Lee [Baroness Lee of Asheridge], organization of the MacDonald Cabinet, and commentary on the Cabinet and Cabinet meetings, and work as President of the Board of Education and thoughts on M Philips Price as Private Secretary, Parliamentary politics, including ward meetings and a debate over the Balfour note, the formation of the Cabinet, and Charles' role as President of the Board of Education, attempts to raise the school leaving age, and reference to Morgan Jones (Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education), the Brighton Labour Party Conference, National Union of Teachers Conference in Manchester, and family news, including of the Wallington estate.
Also includes a letter to Katharine [Kitty] Trevelyan concerning her examinations and a letter to Geoffrey Washington Trevelyan from Charles regarding the Cabinet.

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