Item #2633 "Mr. Churchill Pays a Call" in Blackwood's Magazine - July, 1957. E. D., Bermuda Colonial Secretary Major Eric Dutton, Winston Churchill.

"Mr. Churchill Pays a Call" in Blackwood's Magazine - July, 1957

Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons Ltd., 1957. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. This article tells of Churchill's preparations (in consultation with the author) for his speech to the Bermuda Parliment in January 1942, shortly after visiting with President Roosevelt and addressing the U.S. Congress and the Canadian Parliament. Printed paper wraps, 12mo (9-1/8 inches [23.1 cm] tall), pp. (viii - ads), (1) - 96. Volume slightly rolled with light wear, toning and creases. Very Good. Item #2633

A 13 page article written by the Colonial Secretary of Bermuda Major Eric Dutton, who gives insight into both Churchill's character and his war time speech preparatations. This appears to be the first publication of the article, for as the author states in his introduction "What follows was written fifteen years ago, and immediatly after the events it describes... I have read it again and think it perhaps worth making more widely known." from the article's introduction. Dutton's papers are now held at the Bodleian Library.

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