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Bentley, Edmund Clerihew, 1875-1956, writer
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Personal Correspondence

Correspondence to Edwin Wilcox. Included are a number of letters from the writer and journalist Edmund Clerihew Bentley, written from the Daily News and, later, the Daily Telegraph, on a range of political and social themes. Also includes a series of correspondence concerning the attempts to provide foreign language training for British troops during the Second World War. Other items include a selection of correspondence regarding family and personal affairs, a collection of postcards, and a selection of miscellaneous notes.

Letter to Edwin Wilcox from Edmund Clerihew Bentley

Concerning work at the Daily News, activity at the Foreign Office regarding Persia and British co-operation with Russia. Mostly focuses on First Lord Admiral Fisher's plans for the German navy and shipping, the secret service working with the navy and plans for naval forces should hostilities break out.

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