22 JANUARY 1972, Page 19

Jones ' s life Sir: I am writing a biography of Thomas

Jones, CH, author of The Whitehall Diary, former Deputy Secretary of the Cabinet, and personal assistant to Lloyd George, Bener Law, MacDonald an-1 Baldwin. I should be most grateful for any information, anecdotes or papers which may be of assistance in my research. Naturally, all private papers or letters would be carefully handled and promptly returned.

Trevor L. Williams Department of English, University of Victoria, Victoria. British Columbia, Canada