Item 68 - Letter from Bernard Mallet (on behalf of the Political Economy Club) to Nora Sidgwick

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Add. MS c/101/68


Letter from Bernard Mallet (on behalf of the Political Economy Club) to Nora Sidgwick


  • 8 Dec 1900 (Creation)

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Writes to inform her that a resolution, drawn up by W. Leonard Courtney, was passed by the members of the Political Economy Club the previous night. Explains that since Courtney could not be present himself Robert Giffen moved the resolution, and claims that 'in what he said expressed the sincere feeling of all the members who were there.' Includes the text of the resolution, which states that the members of the Club wish to record their sense of loss in the death of their colleague Henry Sidgwick. Speaks of his 'engaging sweetness of temper', and his 'penetrating originality', which he brought to their debates. Concludes that the Club 'will long miss the assistance of his clear and powerful intelligence. Resolution dated 7 Dec 1900.

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