JELLICOE PAPERS. Vol. XLVIII. Personal and official letters received by Jellicoe, mostly in relation to his dismissal from the post of First Sea Lord; 1917

Scope and Content

Vol. XLVIII (ff. 244). 1917.

includes:

  • f. 1 Admiral Sir William Lowther Grant, KCB: Letters, etc., to Lord Jellicoe: 1916, 1917.
  • ff. 3-8, 14, 24, 30-31b, 131 Admiral Mark Edward Frederic Kerr: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1916, 1917.
  • ff. 9, 16 Admiral of the Fleet Sir Rosslyn Erskine Wemyss, Baron Wester Wemyss: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1916-1920: Mostly typewritten; partly signed and copy.
  • ff. 21, 32, 39 Admiral Sir Montague Edward Browning, GCB: Correspondence with Lord Jellicoe: 1916-1918: Partly typewritten draft.
  • ff. 27, 173 Admiral Sir Frederic Charles Dreyer, GBE: Correspondence with Lord Jellicoe: 1917-1932: Partly typewritten.
  • f. 37 Reginald McKenna, PC; MP: Correspondence, etc., with Lord Jellicoe: 1908-1922: Mostly signed.
  • ff. 38, 57, 64, 71, 100, 165, 217 Admiral of the Fleet Sir Cecil Burney, 1st Baronet: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1917, 1918.
  • f. 43 Sir Robert Hill, KCMG: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • ff. 46-50 Marie Jean Lucien Lacaze, French admiral: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917: Fr. and transl.
  • ff. 51-55 Admiral Charles William de la Poer Beresford, Baron Beresford of Metemmeh and Curraghmore: Correspondence with Lord Jellicoe: 1916, 1917: Partly typewritten.
  • f. 58, f. 66b William Shepherd Benson, US admiral: Correspondence with Lord Jellicoe: 1917: Copy and signed.
  • ff. 63, 74 Henry Thomas Mayo, US admiral: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1917, 1918.
  • f. 72 Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith; Prime Minister: Letter to Lady Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 72 Florence Gwendoline Jellicoe, wife of John, 1st Earl Jellicoe: Letters to: 1914-1936.
  • f. 77 George V of England: Letters from, and on his behalf, to Lord Jellicoe: 1917, 1920: Partly autogr.
  • f. 81 David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George; Prime Minister: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917: Signed.
  • f. 84 Sir Archibald Hurd: Correspondence with Lord Jellicoe: 1917, 1922.
  • f. 86 General Sir Horace Lockwood Smith-Dorrien, GCB: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 87 Admiral Sir Matthew Robert Best, KCB: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 88 Admiral Sir Alexander Edward Bethell, KCB: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1917, 1918.
  • f. 91 Admiral Sir Algernon Douglas Edward Harry Boyle, KCB: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • ff. 94, 235 Vice-Admiral Sir Francis Charles Bridgeman-Bridgeman, GCB: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 96 Rear-Admiral Sir Douglas Egremont Robert Brownrigg, 4th Baronet: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 102 Edward Henry Carson, Baron Carson: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917-1934: Partly copy.
  • f. 104 Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, Viscount Cecil of Chelwood: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 106 Captain Barrington Henry Chevallier, RN: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 108 Admiral Arthur Henry Christian: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1914, 1917.
  • f. 111 Admiral Sir Dudley Rawson Stratford De Chair, KCB: Letters, etc., to Lord Jellicoe: 1912, 1917.
  • f. 116 Gerald Ashburner France, MP: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 117 Admiral of the Fleet Sir Charles Morton Forbes, GCB: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 119 Sir William Graham Greene, Admiralty secretary: Correspondence with Lord Jellicoe: 1914-1917.
  • ff. 121, 239 Admiral Sir William Edmund Goodenough, KCB: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1914-1927.
  • f. 124 Maurice Pascal Alers Hankey, 1st Baron Hankey: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 126 Admiral Sir Michael Henry Hodges, KCB: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 128 Admiral Sir George Price Webley Hope, KCB: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 130 Captain William Van Sittart Howard, RN: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 133 Admiral Sir George Fowler King-Hall, KCB: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 135 Major-General Alfred Edmund Marchant: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 138 Victor Alexander George Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 2nd Earl of Lytton: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 139 Louis Alexander Mountbatten, Prince Louis of Battenberg; 1st Marquess of Milford Haven; formerly Battenberg: Correspondence with Lord Jellicoe: 1914, 1917.
  • f. 141 Admiral Sir Archibald Gordon Henry Wilson Moore, KCB: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 144 Captain William Henry Nicholson, RN: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 147 Captain Richard Lindsay Nicholson, RN: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 149 Admiral Sir Robert Nelson Ommanney, KBE: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 152 Admiral Sir Richard Henry Peirse, KCB: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 154 Admiral Sir Edmund Samuel Poe, GCVO: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1916-1918.
  • f. 157 Admiral of the Fleet Sir Edward Hobart Seymour, GCB: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1917, 1920.
  • f. 160 Sir Charles Walker, KCB; of the Admiralty: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 162 Admiral Sir Richard Webb, KCMG: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1917, 1925.
  • f. 167 Admiral of the Fleet Sir George Astley Callaghan, GCVO: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1911-1917.
  • f. 170 Lieutenant Henry Douglas Capper, RN: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 171 Admiral Sir Charles Henry Coke, KCVO: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 175 Rear-Admiral Sir Adolphus Augustus Frederick FitzGeorge, KCVO: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 176 Rear-Admiral John de Mestre Hutchinson: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 178 Admiral Sir Thomas Henry Martyn Jerram, KCMG: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1916-1918.
  • f. 180 Admiral Sir William Munro Kerr, KBE: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 182 George Lambert, 1st Viscount Lambert: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1914, 1917.
  • f. 183 Admiral Sir Arthur Cavenagh Leveson, KCB: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 187 Admiral Stuart Nicholson: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 189 Vice-Admiral Frederick Armand Powlett: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 191 Admiral Sir Paul Warner Bush, KCB: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 194 Rear-Admiral Alfred Astley Ellison: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 195 Admiral Sir Edward Ratcliffe Garth Russell Evans, KCB: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 196 Admiral Sir Arthur Murray Farquhar, KCB: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1916, 1917.
  • f. 198 Admiral Francis Spurstow Miller: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 200 Vice-Admiral Edward Reeves: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 202 William Sowden Sims, US admiral: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1916-1920: Partly typewritten.
  • f. 207 Admiral Sir Cecil Fiennes Thursby, KCMG: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1916, 1917.
  • f. 209 Admiral Sir Frederick Charles Tudor Tudor, KCB, KCMG: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 212 Admiral Oliver Backhouse: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 214 Admiral Sir Edward Eden Bradford, GBE: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 220 Admiral Sir William Archibald Howard Kelly, GBE: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 222 Admiral of the Fleet Sir William Henry May, GCB: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1914-1917.
  • f. 224 Admiral Sir Arthur William Moore, GCB: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 226 Admiral Niel O'Neill: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 227 Admiral of the Fleet Sir Reginald Yorke Tyrwhitt, 1st Baronet of Terschelling: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1916-1919.
  • f. 229 Arnold White, author: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1917, 1918: Partly signed.
  • f. 231 Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith; Prime Minister: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 233 Margot Asquith, called Emma Alice Margaret; née Tennant; 2nd wife of Herbert, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 237 Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, KG; Prime Minister: Correspondence with Lord Jellicoe: 1912-1917: Partly typewritten and signed.
  • f. 242 Walter Hume Long, 1st Viscount Long: Correspondence, etc., with Lord Jellicoe: 1917-1923: Partly typewritten, drafts, and copies.

The majority of the correspondence relates to Jellicoe’s dismissal from the post of First Sea Lord but also includes letters concerning the possibility of cooperation with the Japanese, sea planes, the Otranto Barrage, the East Indies and Egypt, a silver model of the Iron Duke ship being made for Lady Jellicoe, the United States Navy, unrest over Navy pay, the press and two photographs of a German medal dedicated to Dudley de Chair.

Mostly handwritten. See also Add MS 49039.

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