Item 129 - Copy of letter from Max Beerbohm to George Macaulay Trevelyan

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Copy of letter from Max Beerbohm to George Macaulay Trevelyan


  • Feb 1941? (Creation)

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Handwritten copy, on printed paper from the Master's Lodge, Trinity College, Cambridge. Beerbohm's letter is dated Abinger Manor, 11 Feb 1941, and addresses G. M. Trevelyan as "Master of Trinity." Beerbohm honoured by the proposal that he should deliver the Clark Lectures, but now feels that he has 'no great co-ordinated body of views on any subject' and must decline. Offers a parody of Leigh Hunt ["Jenny Kiss't Me"] to express his gratitude at the offer. A postscript records his deep affection for Trevelyan's brother Bob.

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