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Churchill, Sir Winston
TWO AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED, TO OLIVER LOCKER-LAMPSON
the first thanking him for the gift of a historical document and discussing a recent meeting ("...I never cared a rap about the oil question. But there was one thing I shd have liked to talk to you about..."), the second with thanks for "your charming books & yr kindly thoughts" on his removal from the Admiralty ("...My work will stand some knocking about, & I leave it in good hands..."), 2 pages, 8vo, Admiralty headed stationery, 18 December 1913 and 26 May 1915
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Oliver Locker-Lampson, son of the poet and collector Frederick Locker-Lampson, was a Conservative MP from 1910 until 1945. He commanded an Armoured Car Squadron in the Royal Naval Air Service during World War I, which brought him into contact with Churchill at the Admiralty.  

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