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Letters to Gregory, John and Martin Bateson: originals, 1911-1925

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8634/A.26

Scope and Contents

Letters from Bateson to his sons Gregory, 1911-1925, John, 1918 and Martin, 1918. Contents of an envelope.

The letter to Gregory dated 8 Aug. 1911 includes drawings of jellyfish (item 1 [1:1r]). Two letters to Martin dated 21 and 24 October 1918 concern the death of his brother John during the First World War (items 6-7); they are preceded by a note stating that they were found in Martin’s pocket after he had shot himself, Apr. 1922 (item 5 [5:1r]).

For transcripts, see [MS Add.8634/A.27].


  • Creation: 1911-1925


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12 item(s) (12 items; paper) : paper

Language of Materials



Former references: MS Add.8634/A.37-A.38 and G.3.f

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