RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoFisher 329, ff. 82-144
TitleCorrespondence re advice solicited by Archbishop Fisher on succession to Canterbury and London
DateOct - Dec 1958
DescriptionIncluding 41 letters of response from the English bishops: Archbishop of York, 39 diocesan bishops and 1 assistant bishop.
CustodialHistorySent to David Stephens at Downing Street by Archbishop Fisher for reasons of confidentiality.
AcquisitionTransferred to Lambeth Palace Library in 1995.
RelatedMaterialCf letter of David Stephens, the Prime Minister's appointments secretary, to Harold Macmillan, about the prospect of having to fill three major sees in 1961, including remarks on potential candidates (National Archives PREM 5/443, quoted in 'Church Times' article by A. D. Harvey, 9 January 2009, pp. 18-19).
PublnNoteSee Lambeth Palace Library Annual Review 2007, pp. 21-2.

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