Typed Letter Signed, as Chancellor of the Exchequer, to Howard Gritten, confirming his telegram asking Gritten to stand down, explaining that “these sacrifices are inevitable in a Coalition election”. 1 page 10 x 8 inches, in good condition, paperclip mark, with the original envelope (hastily opened). Treasury Chambers, 2 December 1918. Bonar Law (1858-1923), Unionist leader in the House of Commons from 1911, Prime Minister (1922-23). With Austen Chamberlain, he was one of the most effective advocates of fiscal change in the Unionist Party.