Item 74 - Bishop Cary-Elwes to Fr Beauchamp: Stance on Confidential Government letter?

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GB ARCHON 2913 PA21-01-01-74

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Bishop Cary-Elwes to Fr Beauchamp: Stance on Confidential Government letter?

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  • 11 March 1930 (Creation)

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1 page; 2 sides; heading; typescript; copy

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(5 February 1868 (born) to 1 May 1932 (died))

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Born: Nice, France on 5 February 1868
Parents: Valentine Dudley Henry Cary Elwes & (second) wife Alice Geraldine née Ward
Ordained: 30 May 1896
Bishop: Diocese of Northampton from 21 November 1921 to 1 May 1932; consecration 15 December 1921 [principal consecrator was Cardinal Francis Bourne, Archbishop of Westminster, and the principal co-consecrators were Bishop Arthur Doubleday of Brentwood and Bishop Thomas Dunn of Nottingham]
Dies: 1 May 1932, aged 64,
Buried: Great Billing, Northamptonshire

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pre-2018: XNP4

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RCDEA Archive

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Fr Beauchamp: A "Secret and Confidential" Government communication was received by an aerodrome chaplain. What has been received from Catholic HQ?
My man destroyed the letter and resigned as chaplain- better if he had stayed, refused to comply, been dismissed, and we could have had a little row about it!
Please advise on consensus so I could use it to benefit other less distinguished Chaplains.

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PA21

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125x200mm

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Draft

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