Document ReferenceGa 2 E 1380
TitleLetter from Violet Skeffington-Smyth, 8 Bryanston Court, [London] W1 to her father George E.M. Monckton-Arundell, 7th Viscount Galway; 23 Sep. 1930
Date23 September 1930
Extent2 ff (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionHas heard from Denys, who reported that the uprising has begun, and they are anticipating trouble with the German elections. Her husband Geoff thinks that they dare not refudiate the Versaille Treaty because this would lead to the allies occupying Germany again.

Fears that Mussolini wants to fight the Yugoslavian states or France, but thinks it impossible that Italy could defeat France. Thinks that the Soviets dumping wheat [in Britain] is scandalous and wonders if it could cause the downfall of the Labour Government. Speculates about the position of Lloyd George and the Liberal Party.

Ga 2 E 1380/2: Envelope addressed to Viscount Galway, The Mantles, Bawtry, Doncaster. Postmarked London [date not readable].
Termpolitics, German
trade, wheat
politics, Italy
International Relations, 1930s

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