Personal and party papers, Cambridge
Falklands: MT letter to Reagan (2030Z) (MT expresses serious concerns about US/Peruvian peace proposals; proposes amendments) ["I am writing to you...because I think you are the only person who will understand the significance of what I am trying to say"] [released 2013]
|Document type:||Declassified documents|
|Source:||Thatcher MSS (Churchill Archive Centre): THCR 3/1/21 f24 (T97/82)|
2030. A stronger draft of the letter can be found here. MT worked on it for a significant length of time during 5 May, but toned the letter down following discussion with close colleagues, probably Whitelaw.
|Themes:||Foreign policy (USA), Defence (Falklands), MT contacts with Ronald Reagan, MT messages to and from world leaders|