Old War Office List, prior to Lord Dillons re-numbering

Object Title

Old War Office List, prior to Lord Dillons re-numbering

Old War Office List, prior to Lord Dillons re-numbering

Date

1877

Reference

RA COLL INV 1/11

Level

File

Scope and Content

Labelled on the front cover: 'Old War Office List, prior to Lord Dillons re-numbering' and on the spine: 'Armoury Diary, Tower of London 15 May 1877 to 20 April 1903'.

A manuscript copy of the 'Official catalogue of the Tower Armouries / by John Hewitt (1870)', transcribed on to blue official paper on the left-hand of an opening only, the right-hand blank sheet being used to indicate location, issue on loan, etc; The classes have been roughly bound up in to eleven gatherings and the whole is loosely inserted into an empty binding. On the cover of the first gathering are the notes: 'The red numbers are those on the labels, Feby. 1895' and 'Ticked in green, 16 Feby, 1897.' Some Classes have been renumbered as at October, 1900, Divided into the following sections: 1: Classes 1 and 2; 2: Classes 2, 3, 4; 3: Classes 4, 5, 6; [4]: Classes VII, VIII, IX; [5]: Classes IX, X, XI, XII; 6: Class 12; 7: Classes 12, 13; 8: Class 14 and 15; 9: Class 15; 10: Classes 15, 16, 17, 18; 11: Class 19 and 20.

Extent

1 volume

Access Conditions

Open acces

Archivist's Note

The description is compiled from the item itself. Philip Abbott

Contents

  RA COLL INV 1/11 - Old War Office List, prior to Lord Dillons re-numbering