357Z. Harrod to Lindemann, 18 June, 1935 [a]

Harrod thinks that a decision taken during a London meeting in favour of S[alter]. and against Lindemann depended on broad political matter --"India etc."--, but S. was in reality morally defeated. Harrod suggests that Lindemann should not take any further action for the time being, because anything said would reinstate S. a little in popular favour. Continues at 359 Z.

  1. a. From Christ Church # , 2 pages ALS, in CHER K142/13b.
  1. 1. this probably regards the Prof. trying to run for a Oxford University seat at the Nov. 1935 general election. The Conservative Committee selected instead Cruttwell. See the story as told by Birkenhead, The Prof in Two Worlds. The Official Life of Professor F. A. Lindemann, Viscount Cherwell, London: Collins, 1961, pp. 146-151.


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