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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Coal: MT letter to Reagan (miners' strike and dock strike: response to Reagan's letter) ["I am confident that in due course firmness and patience will achieve a victory for the forces of moderation and commonsense"] [declassified 2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1332 f296 (T132/84)
Editorial comments: The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Privatized & state industries, Energy, Foreign policy (USA), Transport, Trade unions, Strikes & other union action, MT contacts with Ronald Reagan, 1984-85 coal strike, MT messages to and from world leaders