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Correspondence and papers relating to Hopwood's peace mission to Scandinavia, 1917

MS. Eng. c. 7358/4
Held at the Weston Library

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In 1917, Sir Francis Hopwood was sent on a secret mission to Scandinavia to investigate rumoured Austrian peace proposals. Comprises

  1. (fols. 1-2) Menu from Hotel d'Angleterre, Copenhagen
  2. (fols. 3-4) Couriers passport
  3. (fol. 5) Note from Professor Gunna Holmgren
  4. (fol. 6) Letter from M. Wrangel, Swedish Minister in London
  5. (fols. 7-14) Report by Hopwood on the mission
  6. (fols. 15-16) Two letters from Charles Hardinge, 1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst
  7. (fols. 17-18) Letter from Ira Morris, American Minister, Stockholm
  8. (fol. 19) Incomplete letter from Sir Ralph Paget, British Legation, Copenhagen.


  • Creation: 1917


19 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 7358/4

Related Materials

See also Scandinavia diary [MS. Eng. e. 3594] and Winston Churchill correspondence [MS. Eng. c. 7351/2].

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom