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Literary: Correspondence., 02 Jun 1927 - 11 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/210

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Albert, Bishop of Liverpool; H G Wells praising "The World Crisis" and WSC as a historian (2); [Lord] Curzon [of Kedleston]; [Charles, 9th] Duke of Marlborough about WSC's plans to write about John, 1st Duke of Marlborough; [1st Lord] Beatty [Admiral of the Fleet]; Ernle Chatfield [3rd Sea Lord and Controller of the Navy] about the weaponry of Battle Cruisers as demonstrated in action at Heligoland, Dogger Bank and Jutland; [James] Headlam-Morley [Historical Advisor to the Foreign Office] about reparations and the Treaty of Locarno [Switzerland]; and Charles [7th Lord] Londonderry.Other subjects include: the Battle of the Somme and the engagement at Gommecourt [France]; John, 1st Duke of Marlborough's Irish lineage; WSC's treatment of General [Joseph] Gallieri; and the Dardanelles.Also includes: official Admiralty minutes relating to the resignation of [Lord] Fisher [as 1st Sea Lord] and the executive control of the Fleet; WSC's defence of the casualty figures used in "The World Crisis"; a review of "The World Crisis" in the Wheeling Register; and an offprint of an article entitled "L'Entente Cordiale" by J B Manger.


  • 02 Jun 1927 - 11 Dec 1927

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (88 folios))

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