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CHAR 19/5 Official: Admiralty: correspondence.

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CHAR 19/5/1

Letter from WSC's Private Secretary to W F Owen thanking him for calling with a copy of Mayfair magazine. [carbon].

19 Jan 1940
CHAR 19/5/2

Letter from WSC's Private Secretary to W F Owen accepting the offer of a copy of the January 1913 number of Mayfair. [carbon].

21 Dec 1939
CHAR 19/5/3

Letter from W F Owen to WSC offering a back issue of Mayfair, January 1913, containing an article about WSC.

10 Dec 1939
CHAR 19/5/4

Cutting from Mayfair magazine featuring an article entitled "Churchill and the Admiralty", praising WSC's changes in staffing and tactics.

08 Jan 1913
CHAR 19/5/5

Note to preserve the attached as facsimiles may be required.

1939
CHAR 19/5/6-8

Telegram from WSC to Captain [Philip] Vian, HMS Cossack, giving orders to board the Altmark, liberate prisoners and if fired upon by Norwegian torpedoes follow enclosed orders. [typescript, with manuscript annotations, and copies].

16 Feb [1940]
CHAR 19/5/9

Letter from WSC to King George VI thanking him for his support and interest. [carbon].

18 Feb 1940
CHAR 19/5/10

Note from WSC to Private Office, instructing them to send a letter to King [George VI]. [initialled by WSC].

[Feb 1940]
CHAR 19/5/11

Letter from WSC to Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain discussing the burden of absolute responsibility for the management of the Military Co-ordination Committee, annotated: "Not sent". [see also CHAR 19/2C/301 for final manuscript version and CHAR 19/2C/308 for an initial draft].

24 Apr 1940