British diplomacy with America and Ireland, an Ambassador's letters, 1909-1962

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8 volumes in British diplomacy with America and Ireland, an Ambassador's letters, 1909-1962

Correspondence for 1909-May 1918

This first part shows Murray's involvement in Irish politics and his position as Treasurer of the Home Rule Council. Other interests included correspondence with Walter Runciman, then President of the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries, over his Bill to end the traffic in worn-out horses (Runciman to Murray, 19 Dec...

  • Contributor:  National Library of Scotland
  • Reference:  149-8805
  • Keyword:  british usa warfare war ww1

Correspondence for June-August 1918

Murray's efforts on behalf of Anglo-American relations continued to be the main focus of his correspondence from May to August 1918. Despite the German offensive in the spring of 1918, steady progress was being made in the American war effort; and Wiseman wrote to Murray that there was a "good...

  • Contributor:  National Library of Scotland
  • Reference:  149-8806
  • Keyword:  british usa warfare war ww1

Correspondence for September-December 1918

Events moved quickly at the end of 1918, after the sudden collapse of Germany. Murray's communications to Wiseman were usually passed on to Colonel House and sometimes to the President himself. "The letters, cables and documents you have been sending Sir William have been of the greatest value and I...

  • Contributor:  National Library of Scotland
  • Reference:  149-8807
  • Keyword:  british usa warfare war ww1

Correspondence for 1919-1936

Murray was influential in Anglo-American relations for a while after the War. As well as being a Liberal MP and still associated with the Foreign Office, he maintained key contacts such as John W. Davis, American ambassador in London, and Arthur Willert, once more The Times correspondent in Washington, including...

  • Contributor:  National Library of Scotland
  • Reference:  149-8808
  • Keyword:  british usa
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