Bundle of correspondence

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/1/332
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 RDO30-43.
  • Dates of Creation
      28 Feb 1951-28 Mar 1957
  • Physical Description
      14 pieces.

Scope and Content

With (William) David Ormsby-Gore (1918-1985), Baron Harlech, Conservative politician and ambassador. Topics covered include: a proposal from Ormsby-Gore that the Donats and his own family (who live on different floors of the same building at Brymon Court, 31 Montague Square) exchange flats to facilitate some expansion work they require; RD's search for a country home; and Gore's ultimate decision not to proceed because of the high sum suggested by RD as a premium. /8-14 are typescript copies of /1-7.

Manuscript and typescript.