By James Mitchell
Searching for Callan guides, I stumbled on a host of PDFs that have been scans of brief tales released within the Sunday convey among 1973 and 1976.
In locations they have been slightly readable yet with perseverance and assistance from Abby high quality Reader they've been re-scanned, formatted, chaptered and covered.
Frankly, they aren't the Callan I be mindful from my formative years as in "Red dossier for Callan". possibly I'm mis-remembering. might be that used to be badly written too. I nonetheless imagine it's very important notwithstanding that this paintings exists. SO - keep it up seeding!
Oh - a person who would prefer the ILLUSTRATED model, with drawings from the Sunday show artist "Robb" - provide me a shout.
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Another aspect of the proposal was the extreme secrecy within which it was made, and the official ‘deniability’ under which the new Bureau would operate. A précis of the sub-committee’s findings, prepared at the time the first staff were appointed, noted that ‘by means of the Bureau, our N[aval] and M[ilitary] attachés and Government officials would not only be freed from the necessity of dealing with spies, but it would also be impossible to obtain direct evidence that we had any dealings with them at all’.
Over the next decade or so he worked as private secretary to the Earl of Meath, serving for a time as his agent in Ireland. During these years he married twice: first in 1885 to a South African, Dora Cloete, who died in 1887, and secondly to May Cumming (when he adopted her family name), an independently wealthy woman whose family had estates in Morayshire, Scotland. In April 1898 he returned to the navy to ‘superintend the working of the Boom defence at Southampton’. Cumming was a practical man, much enthused by the latest mechanical devices.
Although Cumming did not finally hand in his keys to the Victoria Street office until March 1910, by the end of November 1909 he had moved into a flat in Ashley Mansions, 254 Vauxhall Bridge Road, and established an independent base there for his section of the Bureau.