Catalogue description Photographic Copies of Cabinet Letters in the Royal Archives

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Reference: CAB 41
Title: Photographic Copies of Cabinet Letters in the Royal Archives

This series consists of prints made from microfilm of letters in the Royal Archives at Windsor, written by Prime Ministers to the Sovereign to report proceedings at Cabinet meetings. The letters vary from brief statements of subjects discussed to more detailed accounts of arguments made and decisions reached. Most letters appear to have been written on the same day as the Cabinet meeting; but when a letter refers to a meeting on a previous day the series list shows the date of the meeting in square brackets.

Date: 1868-1916


Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Originals held at:

Royal Archives

Copies held at:

Drafts and copies of some letters are found in other collections, such as the Gladstone Papers, in the British Museum

Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Cabinet Office, 1916-

Physical description: 41 volume(s)
Restrictions on use: Copies require statement of permission from HM the Queen
Immediate source of acquisition:

Photographic copies made from originals in the Royal Archives and transferred from 1964

Accruals: No future accruals expected.

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