Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - Various Correspondents - Abroad - Germany - Milemete

Object Title

Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - Various Correspondents - Abroad - Germany - Milemete

Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - Various Correspondents - Abroad - Germany - Milemete

Date

1925-27

Reference

MANN 18/12 10

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Item

Scope and Content

1925/1: Carbon copy of letter from JGM to General-leutnant B. Rathgen, Verlag 'Die Schwere Artillerie', Munchen, Ludwigstr. 8, thanking for a copy of 'Das Aufkommen der Pulverwaffe', and the acknowledgment of his help in sending information about Walter de Milimete to Dr Gessler,
1927/2: Letter from Paul Post to 'Dear Mr. Mann', dated Berlin, 26.11.1927, reporting a discussion at a meeting of the Verein f. Hist. Waffenkunde when it had been suggested that Milimete might have been an Italian and asking if 'this name is a usual English one or whence Milimete is derived according to your oppinion [sic.]...'
[1927/2a]: Letter from M. R. James, 7 dec., 27, from The Lodge, Eton College, to 'Dear Sir', apologising for delay in replying to his letter and suggesting that Millemete or Milemete may be 'no other than Mildmay' or some such similar name, but that there is nothing Italian or non-English about the manuscript,
[1927/2b]: Draft of letter from JGM to Dr. M.R. James, dated 10.xii.27, thanking for the information about Walter de Milimete and going on: 'It is rather amusing in this case as the President of the Verein fur hist. Waffenkunde is a former director of Krupps & helped to design the big Bertha!,
[1927/2c]: Carbon copy of letter from JGM to 'Dear Dr Post', dated Dec. 12th 1927, reporting M.R. James' reply

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