Thomas Marlowe, 'The Daily Mail', Carmelite House, E.C., to Mr. Lloyd-George. Private
Northcliffe suggests he sends the enclosed as examples of the manner in which the censorship is preventing publication of news about the lack of shells. The 'Manchester Guardian' reported Capt. de Knoop's speech.
Enclosure: (a) Censored proof of officer's letter about the shell shortage. Undated
(b) Censored report of speech by Capt. de Knoop, prospective Unionist candidate for Northwich, complaining of the shell shortage. Typescript
(c) Censored copy of extract from letter from a private, on shell shortage. Undated