JELLICOE PAPERS. Vol. XXXIX. Papers concerning amendments made by Jellicoe to the 'Narrative of the Battle of Jutland' before publication; 1923.

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JELLICOE PAPERS. Vol. XXXIX (ff. 283). Papers concerning amendments to the 'Narrative' before publication; 1923. Typewritten and handwritten:–

1. ff. 1-116. 'Remarks on the "Narrative"', by Jellicoe. Two copies, with autograph corrections.

2. ff. 117-169. 'Remarks on diagrams' in 49026, handwritten by Jellicoe. Imperfect autograph draft, followed (ff. 120-169) by four copies, the first two imperfect.

3. ff. 170-283. 'Narrative of the Battle of Jutland: detailed summary of amendments made to the text, and of those rejected'. Original and carbon copy. Sent to Jellicoe by the Admiralty, 1923 (covering letter at f. 170), and annotated by him.

Jutland, Denmark: Correspondence and papers rel. to Battle of Jutland: 1916-1929.

Admiral of the Fleet John Rushworth Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe: Correspondence and papers: 1893-1935.

Navy; England: Papers of Lord Jellicoe: 1893-1935.

includes:

  • f. 170 Alexander Flint, CB; of the Admiralty: Letters, etc., to Lord Jellicoe: 1920-1927: Mostly signed.

See Add MS 49025 for draft of 'Narrative of the Battle of Jutland'; 1922.

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