Letter from Leonard Courtney to C.P. Scott

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 GDN/E/4/3
  • Alternative Id.
      GDN/334/189
  • Dates of Creation
      25 Jul 1917
  • Physical Description
      1 sheet

Scope and Content

Letter from Leonard Courtney, [Baron Courtney of Penwith (1832-1918), politician and academic], expressing his mixed feelings on a piece he wrote for [the Manchester Guardian’s] Russian supplement; he is dissatisfied with the presentation of his piece. Courtney conveys his feeling of hopelessness regarding war situation; criticises the conduct of [David] Lloyd George, prime minister, and urges Scott to cut contact with him. Reflects on prospect of American [military] support.