Lot 906: Beatty David



2015-07-10 15:43:47

Lot 906: Beatty David: (1871-1936) British Admiral Of World War I. A.L.S., Beatty, Two Pages, 4To, Regent'S Park, 3Rd April 1923, To Rennell Rodd. Beatty Announces 'Taffy Shall Be Appointed To His Flagship Mediterranean If There Is A Vacancy' And Continues 'As You Say There Are No Midshipmen Carried In Light Cruisers. But He Will Be Very Happy I Am Sure In The €Œiron Dukeâ€, She Is A Comfortable Ship With Plenty Of Room. Do You Know Brock The C-In-C, A Capital Fellow With Lots Of Good Fellows On Board'. Beatty Further Adds 'The €Œthunderer†Arrives Home On The 15Th And The Boys Then Have To Do Their Exams Which Will Permit Them To Get Away On The 21St'. Together With Earl Jellicoe (1859-1935) British Admiral Of The Fleet During World War I. Final Page Of An A.L.S., Jellicoe, One Page, 4To, N.P., N.D., To An Unknown Correspondent. The Final Page Of Text Begins '€¦.Air Force Occurred In His Time As 1St Sea Lord & He Could Speak With Personal Knowledge' And Jellicoe Continues To Refer To His Purchase Of 80 Portland Place In London, Although Remarks That He Won'T Be Able To Move There Until The Following Year Owing To His Daughter'S Illness. Vg, 2 Rennell Rodd (1858-1941) British Diplomat & Politician. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £80 - 120
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