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Transcription of a telegram to Sir Edward Grey for transmission to Field Marshal John French, 1914 Sept. 5.

Author: Joseph Jacques Césaire JoffreThéophile DelcasséFrancis Bertie, SirEdward Grey Grey of Fallodon, ViscountJohn Denton Pinkstone French, Earl of YpresAll authors
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : French
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Advising Marshal John French of General Joffre's intention of launching an offensive, to be known later as "The Battle of the Marne."
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Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Jacques Césaire Joffre; Théophile Delcassé; Francis Bertie, Sir; Edward Grey Grey of Fallodon, Viscount; John Denton Pinkstone French, Earl of Ypres; Blanche Gordon-Lennox; J P Morgan
OCLC Number: 270497002
Notes: Written on stationery of the British Embassy, Paris.
In the autograph of Théophile Delcassé.
According to the accompanying typed memorandum by J.P. Morgan, Jr., the telegram was ultimately intended for Field Marshal [John] French, however "Delcassé sent it through the [British] Embassy because there was a certain amount of friction between Joffre and French."
Preceded by an explanatory note in the autograph of Lord Francis Bertie, British ambassador to France: "Written down by M. Delcassé at 6 pm Sept. 5 for me to telegraph to Sir E. Grey. F.B."
Description: 1 item (1 page), bound ; 17.8 cm

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Advising Marshal John French of General Joffre's intention of launching an offensive, to be known later as "The Battle of the Marne."

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