Letter

Scope and Content

Letter from Lt.-Gen. N.M. [Neil] Ritchie to Auchinleck, asking permission to affiliate the 1st Armoured Brigade with the 7th Armoured Division. With an autograph draft of Auchinleck's reply, agreeing to the proposal with the proviso that the Brigade is not under command of the Division, and that 30th Corps is not responsible for the supervision of training. Typescript, signed, with a holograph note.