Item 39 - Letter from Arthur C. Benson to his aunt Nora Sidgwick

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ADD.MS.b/71/39

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Letter from Arthur C. Benson to his aunt Nora Sidgwick

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  • 10 Jul 1905 (Creation)

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States that since he will probably be away all Wednesday, he had better not promise to come [to see her]. Expresses the desire to see his uncle Arthur [Sidgwick] and Mr [Henry Graham] Dakyns. Referring to Henry Sidgwick's gestures, states that some were connected with his stammer, but that there were others, which added emphasis and conclusiveness. Describes one particular gesture, which involved 'a swing of the hand with the forefinger extended and the other fingers closed....'

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