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

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8634/A.27

Scope and Contents

Transcripts of the letters from William Bateson to his sons which are catalogued at [MS Add.8634/A.26]. Contents of an envelope.

The transcript for the letter to John dated 25 Sep. 1918 is annotated with a note stating that the letter was found in John’s breast pocket when he was killed (item 3 [3:2]). The transcripts also include two additional letters to Gregory dated 22-23 Apr. 1922 informing him of Martin’s suicide (items 6-7 [6:1]).


  • Creation: 1911-1925


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10 item(s) (10 items; paper) : paper

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Former references: MS Add.8634/A.39 and F.36.j.1-3

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