JELLICOE PAPERS. Vol. XLIX. Personal and official correspondence, mostly relating to Jellicoe’s activities in the Post-War period until his death; 1918-1936.

Scope and Content

Vol. XLIX (ff. 307). 1918-1936.

includes:

  • f. 1 Admiral George Holmes Barrett: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1918.
  • f. 3 Admiral Sir Eric John Arthur Fullerton, KCB: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1918.
  • f. 5 Vice-Admiral Vincent Barkly Molteno: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917.
  • f. 7 Admiral Sir Edmund Samuel Poe, GCVO: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1916-1918.
  • ff. 9, 132 Ferdinand Jean Jacques de Bon, French admiral: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1918, 1919: Fr.
  • ff. 12, 119 Henry Thomas Mayo, US admiral: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1917, 1918.
  • f. 16 Admiral Sir Michael Culme-Seymour, 3rd Baronet: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1916, 1918.
  • f. 19 Captain Selwyn Mitchell Day, RNR: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1918.
  • f. 21 Admiral Seymour Elphinstone Erskine: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1918.
  • f. 23 P. J. Hannon, Secretary, Navy League: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1918: Signed.
  • f. 25 Gustav von Schoultz, Russian naval captain: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1916, 1918.
  • f. 26 Admiral of the Fleet Sir Roger Roland Charles Backhouse, GCB: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1918.
  • f. 29 Sir Charles Edward Healey Chadwyck-Healey, 1st Baronet: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1918.
  • f. 31 Rear-Admiral Thomas Frederick Parker Calvert: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1918.
  • f. 33 Admiral Sir Montague Edward Browning, GCB: Correspondence with Lord Jellicoe: 1916-1918: Partly typewritten draft.
  • ff. 36, 148, 153b, 270 Edward Henry Carson, Baron Carson: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1917-1934: Partly copy.
  • f. 37 Admiral Swinton Colthurst Holland: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1917, 1918.
  • f. 44 Admiral Sir Arthur Henry Limpus, KCMG: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1918.
  • f. 47 Admiral of the Fleet Lord Walter Talbot Kerr: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1918.
  • f. 50 Arnold White, author: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1917, 1918: Partly signed.
  • ff. 51-53, 63, 68, 72-75, 90-92, 95-110 Sir Eric Campbell Geddes, GCB: Correspondence, etc., with Lord Jellicoe: 1917, 1918: Partly typewritten.
  • ff. 54, 70 Admiral Sir Alexander Edward Bethell, KCB: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1917, 1918.
  • ff. 56, 60 Sir Eric Campbell Geddes, GCB: Correspondence with Adm. Sir A. E. Bethell: 1918: Copies.
  • f. 59 Admiral Sir Alexander Ludovic Duff, KCB: Letter to Adm. Sir A. E. Bethell: 1918: Copy.
  • f. 59 Admiral Sir Alexander Edward Bethell, KCB: Letter to: 1918.
  • ff. 62, 66, 69 Rear-Admiral Sir Hamnet Holditch Share, KBE: Correspondence with Lord Jellicoe: 1918.
  • ff. 77-80 Admiral Sir Lionel Halsey, KCMG: Minute by: 1918: Copy.
  • ff. 81-86 Admiral Sir Lionel Halsey, KCMG: Correspondence with Lord Beatty: 1918: Copies.
  • ff. 88, 93 Admiral of the Fleet Sir Rosslyn Erskine Wemyss, Baron Wester Wemyss: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1916-1920: Mostly typewritten; partly signed and copy.
  • ff. 111, 297-305 Admiral Sir Frederic Charles Dreyer, GBE: Correspondence with Lord Jellicoe: 1917-1932: Partly typewritten.
  • ff. 113, 117 Walter Hume Long, 1st Viscount Long: Correspondence, etc., with Lord Jellicoe: 1917-1923: Partly typewritten, drafts, and copies.
  • f. 115 Walter Runciman, 1st Baron Runciman: Letters, etc., to Lord Jellicoe: 1916-1918: Partly copy and printed.
  • ff. 121 Admiral of the Fleet Sir Cecil Burney, 1st Baronet: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1917, 1918.
  • f. 124 H. L. Howes, of Clapham: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1918.
  • f. 125 Sir Ernest Woodford Birch, KCMG: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1918.
  • f. 127 Admiral Charles Grey Robinson: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1919: Signed.
  • ff. 128, 162, 172, 177-188 Sir Julian Stafford Corbett, FSA: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1919-1922.
  • ff. 129, 156 William Sowden Sims, US admiral: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1916-1920: Partly typewritten.
  • f. 130 Major-General Sir Charles Edward Callwell, KCB: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1919: Signed.
  • f. 130 Field-Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener: Correspondence, etc., rel. to his death: 1916-1926: Mostly typewritten.
  • f. 131 Admiral of the Fleet Sir Reginald Yorke Tyrwhitt, 1st Baronet of Terschelling: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1916-1919.
  • f. 137 Admiral Sir Henry Hervey Campbell, KCVO: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1919.
  • f. 139 Admiral Sir Thomas Henry Martyn Jerram, KCMG: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1916-1918.
  • ff. 141-147 Alfred Milner, Viscount Milner: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1920: Partly typewritten.
  • f. 149 Arthur William Patrick Albert, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn; 3rd son of Qu. Victoria: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1920.
  • f. 152 Admiral of the Fleet Sir Edward Hobart Seymour, GCB: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1917, 1920.
  • f. 159 Admiral Sir Cyprian Arthur George Bridge, GCB: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1916, 1920.
  • ff. 169, 175, 192 Henry William Forster, Baron Forster: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1921, 1922.
  • ff. 189, 194 Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Yorke Daniel, historian: Correspondence with Lord Jellicoe: 1922, 1923: Partly typewritten.
  • f. 197 Admiral Sir Ernest Frederic Augustus Gaunt, KCB: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1916, 1923: Partly signed.
  • ff. 202-205 William Ferguson Massey, New Zealand Prime Minister: Correspondence, etc., with Lord Jellicoe: 1919, 1924: Partly signed.
  • f. 206 Admiral Sir Richard Webb, KCMG: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1917, 1925.
  • f. 208 Edward VIII of England: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1925.
  • ff. 214 - 216 Sir James Allen, GCMG: New Zealand and naval defence: 1929: Printed.
  • f. 227 Sir Harry Fagg Batterbee, GCMG: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1929: Signed.
  • f. 228 Albert Victor Alexander, Earl Alexander of Hillsborough: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1929: Signed.
  • f. 271 Edward Geoffrey Mandeville Roe, journalist: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1935: Signed.
  • f. 281 Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, KG; Prime Minister: Letter to Lady Jellicoe: 1914.
  • ff. 281-286 Florence Gwendoline Jellicoe, wife of John, 1st Earl Jellicoe: Letters to: 1914-1936.
  • ff. 282-286 William II; Emperor of Germany: Letters, etc., to Lady Jellicoe: 1936: Autogr. and signed.
  • ff. 287-296 Admiral Sir Hugh Evan-Thomas, KCB: Letters, etc., to Lord Jellicoe: 1916-1926: Partly typewritten.

Correspondence relating to: Jellicoe’s dismissal from the post of First Sea Lord; his professional appointments and honours including discussion of the posts of Commander in Chief Devonport, Allied Commander in Chief in the Mediterranean and Governor General of New Zealand; the publication of Jellicoe’s books ‘The Grand Fleet 1914-1916’, ‘The Crisis of the Naval War’ and ‘The Submarine Peril’; Navy organisation, the 1930 Navy Conference and the Treaty for the Limitation and Reduction of Naval Armament; the publication of accounts of the Battle of Jutland; and Jellicoe’s death.

Also includes newspaper cuttings relating to the Navy and the text of an address on Sea Power given by Jellicoe.

Contains one letter dated 1914, from Winston Churchill to Lady Jellicoe.

See Add MS 49028 for more relating to controversies over the Battle of Jutland and Add MS 49039 for more relating to Jellicoe’s dismissal from the post of First Sea Lord.

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