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A list of the papers of Sir John K. Laughton in the possession of the National Maritime Museum.

LGH/1

Various correspondence to J K Laughton, Jul 1871-Dec 1896. Replies for research. [42 items]

LGH/2

Various correspondence to J K Laughton, 1897-1914. Repiles for research. Including 7 letters from The Missions to Seamen, giving definitions of half deck, Jun 1897; and a letter from Hubert Hall at the PRO, 4 Aug 1897, Re. F Badham. [54 items]

LGH/3

Various correspondence. Correspondence to J K Laughton in support of the Montgomery trial, 28 Nov 1893-17 May 1896. Including letters from Sir Geoffrey Thomas Phipps Hornby and Vesey Hamilton; and news cutting from the Morning Post, 11 Jan 1899, Re. Montgomery in prison. [9 items]

LGH/4

Various correspondence to J K Laughton, 11 May 1886-8 Jun 1913. Enquiries, thanks, and requests for information. [38 items]

LGH/5

Various correspondence to J K Laughton from publishers, 23 Feb 1895-24 Feb 1902. [4 items]

LGH/6

Various correspondence. Personal correspondence to J K Laughton, 19 Jan 1864-23 May 1896. Including four letters to Bella from Anne and John Laughton, 19 Jan 1864-31 Jul 1869. Three letters from cousins in Tasmania, 5 Oct 1895-23 May 1896. Including two photographs of Anne Laughton and Maggie Potts, Aug 1868. [9 items]

LGH/7

Correspondence from key figures. 24 letters from Admiral Cyprian Bridge (1839-1924), to J K Laughton, 1 Feb 1877-6 Jul 1914. Various naval and personal subjects, including discussions on issues relating to the training of naval officers and letters relating to Laughton's books on Nelson and Reeve. Bridge was co-founder of the Navy Records Society. [1 folder, 24 items]

LGH/8

Correspondence from key figures. 14 letters from William Foster (1863-1951), to J K Laughton, 1 Aug 1894-8 Apr 1899. Research relating to the East India Company. [1 folder, 14 items]

LGH/9

Correspondence from key figures. 36 letters from Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1829-1902) to J K Laughton, 10 Oct 1886-Dec 1897. Including research relating to the Dutch War. Gardiner was Laughton's closest friend and colleague in the English historical profession, and former professor of modern history at King's College, London. [1 folder, 36 items]

LGH/10

Correspondence from key figures. 36 letters from Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1829-1902) to J K Laughton, Dec 1897-Aug 1898. Including two letters from A Strong, Librarian to the Duke of Portland, relating to the Portland MSS. Gardiner was Laughton's closest friend and colleague in the English historical profession, and former professor of modern history at King's College, London. [1 folder, 36 items]

LGH/11

Correspondence from key figures. 41 letters from Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1829-1902) to J K Laughton, Aug 1898-Jan 1901. Including letters relating to part two of Gardiner's book on the Dutch War. Gardiner was Laughton's closest friend and colleague in the English historical profession, and former professor of modern history at King's College, London. [1 folder, 41 items]

LGH/12

Correspondence from key figures. 3 letters from Rear-Admiral Stephen Bleaker Luce (1827-1917), USN, to J K Laughton, Jul 1875-Nov 1890. Subjects include his setting up of a naval college. [1 folder, 3 items]

LGH/13

20 letters from Rear-Admiral Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840-1914), USN, to J K Laughton, 21 Mar 1893-29 Nov 1897. [1 folder]

LGH/14

17 letters from Rear-Admiral Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840-1914), USN, to J K Laughton, 11 Feb 1893-7 Oct 1901. [1 folder]

LGH/15

21 letters from Rear-Admiral Alfred Thayer Mahan (1890-1914), USN, to J K Laughton, 31 Jan 1902-15 Nov 1910. [1 folder]

LGH/16

9 letters from Rear-Admiral Alfred Thayer Mahan (1890-1914), USN, to J K Laughton, 17 Nov 1911-24 Aug 1914. [1 folder]

LGH/17

General correspondence relating to the Navy Records Society. Enquiry letters and information to J K Laughton as secretary, 9 May 1896-16 Jul 1909. [1 folder]

LGH/18

To be completed.

LGH/19

To be completed.

LGH/20

Navy Records Society. 47 letters from Michael Oppenheim (1853-1927), to J K Laughton, 24 Jul 1893-14 Nov 1904. Letters relating to his text on Sir William Monson, for the Navy Records Society, including 2 letters from the Marquis of Bath. Michael Oppenheim produced 6 volumes for the Navy Records Society. [1 folder]

LGH/21

Navy Records Society. Copies of correspondence relating to the 'Letters and Papers of Charles, Lord Barham, 1758-1813', edited by J K Laughton for the Navy Records Society. 4 letters from Duckworth to Barham, 25 Oct 1805-8 Feb 1806. [1 folder]

LGH/22

Navy Records Society. Correspondence relating to the 'Journal of Rear-Admiral Bartholomew James, 1725-1828', edited by J K Laughton for the Navy Records Society. 4 letters to Laughton, 20 Oct 1890-21 Nov 1892. [1 folder]

LGH/23

Navy Records Society. Correspondence relating to the Spanish Armada as research for 'State Papers Relating to the Defeat of the Spanish Armada', edited by J K Laughton for the Navy Records Society. 9 letters to Laughton 1889-1895. [1 folder]

LGH/24

Nelson. Various correspondence relating to research on Nelson. 19 letters to J K Laughton, Sep 1886-May 1908. [1 folder]

LGH/25

Nelson. Correspondence relating to the Nelson-Fisher family connection. 4 letters, Mar 1895. [1 folder]

LGH/26

Nelson. Four letters to Leonard Carr Laughton from his father, J K Laughton, relating to correspondence with Lord Nelson, 1897 and 1906. [1 folder]

LGH/27

Nelson. Eight letters from Lord Nelson, possibly to L G Carr Laughton, 1898-1899. [1 folder, 8 items]

LGH/28

Nelson. Four letters from Mrs F H Suckling to J K Laughton, on behalf of her husband, Jan 1898-Jan 1904. Replies to research relating to Nelson and his Uncle Capt Maurice Suckling. [1 folder, 4 items]

LGH/29

Nelson. Newspaper cuttings relating to Nelson, 1802-1913. [1 folder]

LGH/30

Nelson. Facsimile of letter from Nelson to Mr J Deas, Private Secretary to Lord Barham, 5 Sep 1805. Supplement to 'The Outlook', Oct 21 1905. [1 folder]

LGH/31

Dictionary of National Biography. 53 letters to J K Laughton containing biographical and genealogical information, mainly relating to entries for the Dictionary of National Biography, 5 May 1880-12 Dec 1894. Including letters from Hubert Hall, Evan MacGregor, and Phipps Hornby. [1 folder, 53 items]

LGH/32

Dictionary of National Biography. 51 letters to J K Laughton containing biographical and genealogical information, mainly relating to entries for the Dictionary of National Biography, 2 Apr 1895-25 Apr 1909. Including letters from Sidney Lee. [1 folder, 51 items]

LGH/33

Dictionary of National Biography. Biographical and genealogical notes arranged by surnames in alphabetical order, A-T, undated. [1 folder]

LGH/34

Dictionary of National Biography. Biographical and genealogical notes arranged by surnames in alphabetical order, U-Z, undated. [1 folder]

LGH/35

Dictionary of National Biography. Biographical and genealogical notes relating to the Knowles family, undated. [1 folder]

LGH/36

Dictionary of National Biography. Newspaper cuttings relating to the Fitton family, undated; and Captain Warner, The Times 26 Jun 1847. [1 folder]

LGH/37

Various/assorted rough notes, undated. [1 folder]

LGH/38

Various/assorted rough notes, undated. [1 folder]

LGH/39

Various/assorted rough notes, undated. [1 folder]

LGH/40

Various history notes Various/assorted notes, including transcriptions, typed and handwritten, and foreign text, undated. [1 folder]

LGH/41

Various history notes J K Laughton's notebook, containing lecture notes, 1902. [1 item]

LGH/42

Various history notes Various/assorted newspaper cuttings, 1889-1914. [1 folder, 9 items]

LGH/43

Various history notes Public Records Office search results on various subjects, 1899-1909. [1 folder]

LGH/44

Various history notes. J K Laughton's notes for his contemplated book 'The Navy's Place in the History of England', and lecture notes,1913. [1 folder]

LGH/45

Various history notes. Translation of the papers of a French officer on board L'Ocean, at the affair of Isle d'Aux, 1809. [1 folder]

LGH/46

Various history notes. The Office of treasurer of the money appointed for the relief of sick and wounded seamen. From the account of Sir John Osborne Baronet, 1671-1676. [1 folder]

LGH/47

Various history notes. Covering letter from Hubert Hall enclosing rough notes on the 'Death of Captain Cook', 1887. [1 folder]

LGH/48

Various history notes. Photographs of Admiral Charles Knowles, photographed from an engraving, from a painting by Hudson, painted before March 1752; and Baker Phillips, sent to J K Laughton from Admiral Bridge. [1 folder, 2 items]

LGH/49

Various history notes. Miscellaneous items including envelopes, readers tickets, and receipts. Undated. [1 folder]

LGH/50

Heraldry - Ensigns, colours and flags. Various/assorted lecture notes relating to heraldry and flags. Undated. [1 folder]

LGH/51

21 newspaper cuttings relating to heraldry and flags, 1879-1913. [1 folder]

LGH/52

Heraldry - Ensigns, colours and flags. Booklets / printed foreign text relating to flags. Undated. [1 folder]

LGH/53

Heraldry - Ensigns, colours and flags. 21 pages of illustrations relating to heraldry and flags. Undated. [1 folder]

LGH/54

Heraldry - Ensigns, colours and flags. General correspondence to J K Laughton relating to research on flags, Dec 1878-Jan 1911. Also see LGH/8, letters from William Foster relating to the East India Company's flag. [1 folder, 38 items]

LGH/55

Heraldry - Ensigns, colours and flags. 3 letters to J K Laughton from Rev. Edmond Warre (1837-1920), relating to flags and signals, 1877. Through correspondence with Luce and Warre, Laughton developed his interest in flags, both for signalling and as national or divisional symbols. [1 folder, 3 items]

LGH/56

Heraldry - Ensigns, colours and flags. Article for the Fortnightly Review, 'The Sovereignty of the Sea', 1866, by J K Laughton. [1 folder, 9 pages]

LGH/57

Lecture on 'The Heraldry of the Sea:- Ensigns, colours and flags', by J K Laughton, 1879. [1 folder, 17 pages]

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