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JELLICOE John 1st Earl Jellicoe - Autograph Letter Signed 1929 regarding the British Legion

  • £250.00

John Jellicoe, 1st Earl JELLICOE (1859-1935)

Autograph Letter Signed (“Jellicoe”) to “My dear Sir Charles” who has declined to serve on a Committee of the British Legion.
1 page 8vo, 80 Portland Place, 21 May 1929. 
I am indeed sorry that you cannot join the Benevolent Committee of the British Legion to help us with your invaluable advice & influence, but I realise fully the impossibility of adding to your work and responsibilities, and am most grateful for your kind letter.”
Following his return from New Zealand where he served as Governor-General for four years, Jellicoe devoted much of his time to public service, including the post of President of the British Legion.
Small tear at the bottom of the letter, not touching the text.


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