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Admiralty: First Lord's correspondence, relating to guns, 7-15 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAQ/1/7/5

Scope and Contents

Comprising: a letter from Lord Fisher [Admiral of the Fleet, earlier Sir John Fisher] to WSC advising him to order 18 inch guns (8 May); a letter from Lord Fisher to WSC enclosing a press cutting about German guns, annotated by WSC (7 May); a note in WSC's hand (in green pencil) noting that a letter had been sent as requested (15 May); and a letter from J M Falkner (Elswick Works, Newcastle on Tyne) to Lord Fisher on gun manufacture (7 May).


  • Creation: 7-15 May 1915

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1 folder(s) (5 items)

5 folio(s)

Custodial History

These items are not stamped with a “Chartwell Trust” or “W.S.C.” stamp, so were not part of the Chartwell or Churchill papers which were stamped by the Public Record Office in 1961-1964.

Related Materials

Related to the Churchill Papers, similar to material in CHAR 13/52.

Repository Details

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