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Press Cutting "A Dantzig"
Document · 1936.06.30
Part of Private Archives

Extract from "Le Temps": violent attack on S. Lester and his administration by German Authorities and by A. Forster following the slight directed against S. Lester by the captain of the visiting German cruiser "Leipzig", A. Forster's declaration accusing S. Lester of undue interference in Danzig internal affairs, and of protecting Opposition Parties, A. Forster's statement that a High Commissioner in Danzig was useless.

Document · 1936.10.01
Part of Private Archives

Extract from the "Irish News": settlement by the League of Nations Council of the problem of the Danzig Nazi Government's hostility to S. Lester by appointing him Under Secretary-General of the League of Nations; S. Lester's opposition to Nazi methods made him the object of Nazis' violent attacks.

Document · 1934
Part of Private Archives

Extract from the "Völkischer Beobachter" on S. Lester's qualifications: "... he will be a good and honourable mediator between the Free-town and the Poles", "... he possesses the best qualifications for the purpose".