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    #10038 sir william jowitt, k.c.m.p., h.m attorney general. a george v red morocco leather despatch box.

    #10038 Sir William Jowitt, K.C.M.P., H.M Attorney General. A George V Red Morocco Leather Despatch Box.
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    Antique #10038 Sir William Jowitt, K.C.M.P., H.M Attorney General. A George V Red Morocco Leather Despatch Box.
    • Antique #10038 Sir William Jowitt, K.C.M.P., H.M Attorney General. A George V Red Morocco Leather Despatch Box.
    • Antique #10038 Sir William Jowitt, K.C.M.P., H.M Attorney General. A George V Red Morocco Leather Despatch Box.
    • Antique #10038 Sir William Jowitt, K.C.M.P., H.M Attorney General. A George V Red Morocco Leather Despatch Box.
    • Antique #10038 Sir William Jowitt, K.C.M.P., H.M Attorney General. A George V Red Morocco Leather Despatch Box.
    • Antique #10038 Sir William Jowitt, K.C.M.P., H.M Attorney General. A George V Red Morocco Leather Despatch Box.
    • Antique #10038 Sir William Jowitt, K.C.M.P., H.M Attorney General. A George V Red Morocco Leather Despatch Box.
    • Antique #10038 Sir William Jowitt, K.C.M.P., H.M Attorney General. A George V Red Morocco Leather Despatch Box.
    • Antique #10038 Sir William Jowitt, K.C.M.P., H.M Attorney General. A George V Red Morocco Leather Despatch Box.

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    A George V Red Morocco Leather Despatch Box belonging to Sir William Jowitt K.C.M.P*. at the time he held the office of Attorney General from 1929 to 1932. Later he became Solicitor General, Paymaster General, then Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain. He was elevated to the peerage in 1946 and became Leader of the Labour Party in the House of Lords in 1952. Please see below for further details.
    The box with central inset handle in the the bevelled top, bears the royal insignia of George V and is stamped with Sir William Jowitt's name and his office of H.M. Attorney General. It is in overall good condition, although having been forced open at one time. The lock Stamped Bramah London, has been fully restored, and a key made to match the original. The black leather cloth interior has raised sides and stabilising studs with diamond pattern trellis work inside the lid. The maker's name , John Peck & Son, Mnfrs.to HM Stationery Office is stamped on either side of the lock.

     

    Sir William Jowitt K.C.M.P.
    1922-4 Member of Parliament for the Hartlepools
    1929-31 Member of Parliament for Preston
    1939-45 Member of Parliament for Ashton under Lyne
    1929-32 Attorney General for England & Wales
    1940-42 Solicitor General for England & Wales
    1942 Postmaster General
    1945-51 Lord High Chancellor of GreatBritain
    1952-55 Leader of the Labour Party in the House of Lords
    The Peerage
    1946 Baron Jowitt
    1947 Viscount Jowitt
    1951-57 Earl Jowitt
    For more detailed information please refer to Sir William Jowitt's Wikipedia page:
    Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Jowitt,_1st_Earl_Jowitt

    Width (cm):
    46
    Height (cm):
    15.5
    Depth (cm):
    30.5

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