JELLICOE (Admiral of the Fleet John Rushworth, 1859-1935, Governor of New Zealand 1920-1924, President of the British Legion 1928-1932, from 1925 1st Earl)

Autograph Letter Signed to Colonel D.F. Franklin, explaining that he "will not be able to attend the meeting of the Sports Committee ... re the Millers' International Fund" owing to "the Master Cutlers dinner at Sheffield", 1 side 8vo., Copgrove Hall, Burton Leonard, Harrogate, 17th October traces of transparent tabs on blank verso

Jellicoe was Fisher's right-hand man in modernizing the navy, and was appointed to command the Grand Fleet at the outbreak of WWI.

Item Date:  1927

Stock No:  52475     



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