Letter from Admiral Sir Reginal Bacon to Frederick Lanchester

Scope and Content

Concerns proposed visit by Lanchester to Bacon. A new topic is introduced into the correspondence; Bacon considers Cradock and his men were murdered [refers to a naval action in the 1914-1918 war; owing to confusion over orders Admiral Cradock engaged in superior German fleet and lost his ship. See account in the Dictionary of National Biography].