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Admiral Lord John Fisher correspondence and papers, 1907-1916, n.d.

MS. Eng. c. 7351/4
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Letters from Admiral Lord John Fisher to Sir Francis Hopwood, mainly concerning the oil committee of the Royal Commission on Fuel and Engines and the conduct of World War I. Also includes

  1. (fols. 8-15) Letter from Admiral Fisher re wireless communication, fowarded by Hopwood with covering letter to Lewis Harcourt, later 1st Viscount Harcourt, 1911
  2. (fols. 39-40) Letter from Admiral Fisher to Winston Churchill, 1912
  3. (fol. 78) Extract (featuring Admiral Fisher) from a meeting of the War Council, 7 Jan. 1915
  4. (fols. 80-84) Letter, with enclosed memorandum, from Admiral Fisher to Prime Minister Herbert Henry Asquith, re Fisher's proposed resignation, May 1915
  5. (fols. 90-1) Copy letter from Admiral John Jellicoe to Admiral Fisher, 1916
  6. (fol. 94) Copy letter from Hopwood to Admiral Fisher, 1916


  • Creation: 1907-1916, n.d.


101 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 7351/4

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom