Item 32 - Letter from Henry Sidgwick to his sister Mary "Minnie" Benson

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Add. MS c/100/32


Letter from Henry Sidgwick to his sister Mary "Minnie" Benson


  • 27 Oct [1871?] (Creation)

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States that he has been very busy of late 'about the enclosed' [not included]. Reports that Annie [Sidgwick, their cousin] did not do well in Political Economy. Explains that he gave her paper to a friend of his who has examined in the subject, and he decided that she would have been let through if she had been an undergraduate. Asks her tell Edward that he is to breakfast with Henry on the following Sunday, and adds that '[a]ll sorts of swells are coming to meet him - Canons, Regius Professors, University Librarians, Public Orators etc....'

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