Item 43 - Letter from E. E. Bowen to Henry Sidgwick

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Letter from E. E. Bowen to Henry Sidgwick


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Expresses regret at being able to 'come up' neither the following day, nor during the remainder of the term; he must go to Marlborough. Enquires as to when 'Donne's and Smith's' dinners might be. Asks Sidgwick to write 'a line or two to explain what the state of the case is' in relation to a book that he is revising. Asks HS to tell [ ] that he got leave to write 'the Macaulay article' should he want to, and that he would like to know whether '[ ] will have it or not'. Asks Sidgwick to return some books to the Varsity Library. Enquires as to whether he has seen Farrar's book on Language [Farrer (1868), An Essay on the Origins of Language]. States that he is writing a [laudation] of long sermons. Refers to Odd People, a book by [ ] Reid, which he has drawn on.

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