JELLICOE PAPERS. Vol. LII. Multiple drafts by Jellicoe of three chapters of an appendix on the Battle of Jutland for a proposed second edition of The Grand Fleet 1914-1916, including hand-drawn diagrams;1919; 1922.

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      GB 58 Add MS 49040
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      1922
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      English
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JELLICOE PAPERS. Vol. LII (ff. 148). Three chapters (Chapter IV is 49041, ff. 175-179, below) of an appendix dealing with the Battle of Jutland for a proposed second edition of Jellicoe's The Grand Fleet 1914-1916, 1919; 1922.

Typewritten drafts:- (1) With autograph corrections. ff. 5-32;- (2) ff. 33-63;- (3) Preceded by a duplicate of Ch. III (ff. 64-70), a covering letter, 1922 (f. 72), and (ff. 75-80) four out of five revised diagrams (the second is missing). ff. 64-146.

Used by Adm. Bacon in his Life. Notes by Bacon and Adm. Dreyer are at ff. 5, 72, 81, 147.

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. 1 Bradley Allen Fiske, US admiral: Letter to Lord Jellicoe: 1919.
  • f. 72 Sir Archibald Hurd: Correspondence with Lord Jellicoe: 1917, 1922.
  • ff. 75-80 Maps and Plans: Diagrams showing movements of British and German ships in Battle of Jutland: 1919-1926: Mostly lithogr.
  • f. 168 Henry Bathurst, 3rd Earl Bathurst: Letters to: 1805, 1824.

Also includes New York Times newspaper review of The Grand Fleet 1914-1916 by Bradley A. Fiske, 6 Apr 1919, with covering letter from Fiske.

See Add MS 45356 for the autograph draft of the original edition of The Grand Fleet. See Add MS 49041 (ff. 175-179) for Chapter IV of the appendix.

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