Archive (Thatcher MSS)
Personal and party papers, Cambridge

Transition to power: MT letter to IEA (thanks for congratulations) [“primarily your foundation work”] [released 2010]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Thatcher MSS (Churchill Archive Centre): THCR 2/4/1/8
Editorial comments: Ralph Harris, Arthur Seldon and John Wood had sent a telegram from the Institute of Economic Affairs offering congratulations and advising her to be suaviter in modo, fortiter in re , i.e., “gentle in manner, resolute in execution”.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 1p
Themes: Autobiography (childhood)