Archive (Thatcher MSS)
Personal and party papers, Cambridge

Transition to power: MT letter to Milton Friedman (thanks for congratulations) [“The battle has now begun”] [released 2010]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Thatcher MSS (Churchill Archive Centre): THCR 2/4/1/10
Editorial comments: Milton and Rose Friedman had sent MT a telegram on 5 May from the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, offering congratulations and deftly appealing to her patriotic spirit: “Britain can lead us all to a rebirth of freedom as it led us all down the road of socialism”.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 1p
Themes: Conservatism, Economic policy - theory and process, General Elections