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Typed transcripts of a number of First World War documents, including copies of Sir John French's despatches on the Retreat from Mons, and the Battles of the Marne and of Aisne, as well as communications from French, Joffre and Sir Edward Grey.

Transcripts of First World War documents by Sir John French, Sir Edward Grey, General Joseph Joffre and others]

Editorial: Undated. The original documents dating from between 28 July and 2 January 1915, 1914
Librería: Richard M. Ford Ltd (London, Reino Unido)

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Folio, 38 pp; and 4to, 22 pp. Trade source stated that this material was found in a file marked "War Office", suggesting official file copies. All documents clear and complete. Good, on lightly-aged paper. All foreign documents translated into English. The main documents are Sir John French's Despatch on the Retreat from Mons, 7 September 1914 (folio, 10 pp); French's Despatch on the Battle of the Marne, 17 September 1914 (folio, 5 pp); French's Despatch on the Battle of the Aisne, 8 October 1914 (folio, 12 pp); Joffre's General Instruction No. 1, 8 August [1914] (folio, 4 pp). The other documents are: two letters from the Czar to the German Emperor, and a reply by him, all three dating from July 1914; an instruction from Sazanof, the Russian Minister for Foreign Affairs, to certain of the country's ambassadors, and a letter from the German Imperial Chancellor to the German Ambassador at Vienna, both dating from July 1914; two letters from Sir Edward Grey (to Sir F. Villiers in Brussels and to the German and French governments), a letter from Sir Arthur Nicholson to Grey, and two letters from the German Imperial Chancellor to the ambassadors at St Petersburg and Paris, all five of the last documents dating from July 1914; a German Army Order, 22 (for 23) August 1914; eight letters from Sir John French to Lord Kitchener, and two replies by Kitchener, all dating from August 1914; three documents by Joffre (including General Instructions No. 7), all dating from September 1914; a telephone message from General Clergerie to Joffre; and finally a letter from the First Lord to French, January 1915. N° de ref. de la librería 10164

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Título: Typed transcripts of a number of First World...

Editorial: Undated. The original documents dating from between 28 July and 2 January 1915

Año de publicación: 1914

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Private premises. Autographs, manuscripts and archives on any subject. Particular interest in publishing and bookselling history. Occasional catalogues. Company number: 03785276

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