Letters to Lady Wester Wemyss, "Puss Cat", "Duck of Diamonds", "Pops", 1906-02 - 1906-05
Scope and Contents
Written from H.M.S. Suffolk, Gibraltar, Devonport, Osborne on the Isle of Wight, the Union Club on Malta, Athens, and from Souda Bay and Candia in Crete.
Subjects include servants onboard and at home, Wemyss' opinion of Sir Winston Churchill and international relations with Turkey and Egypt.
Includes mention of "the Mitford boy, Blanche Hozier's nephew", possibly Clement Mitford, and of Princess Beatrice and her daughter Princess Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg "Ena" [later Queen Consort of Spain].
- 1906-02 - 1906-05
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- From the Fonds: Wemyss, Rosslyn Erskine, 1864 - 1933 (1st Baron Wester Wemyss, Admiral of the Fleet) (Person)
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