French education, visit to Bournemouth, classical poetry composition in the young: Ryde
Gayton. Requests Webster's 'Dictionary' and Boucher's 'Glossary', was obliged to withdraw from the contest for the Chancellor's Medal due to illness, kindness of Porson
London. Notification of the appointment of Charles Longley as Headmaster of Harrow
Harrow. Samuel Butler's recuperation from illness, success of Hughes, George Butler will be pleased to act as a peacemaker between Samuel Butler and J H Monk
encloses news cutting of a piece that he encouraged a Warwick newspaper to publish correcting some inaccuracies reported about the Harrow rebellion
GB expects that the rebellion has ceased with the expulsion of eight students
Harrow. Senior Harrow boys requested Butler to forego the Greek examination, GB knows that the study of grammar has been lax and the boys fear that he will insist that they parse and that he will examine them critically, anti-Butler inscriptions painted on the school walls
With flysheets and drafts of flysheets accompanied by three letters from Ramsay MacDonald, and a draft of another from J. R. M. Butler to MacDonald.
Trinity Lodge. His letters and those from Gordon have given him extreme delight; had a fine sermon from Bishop Boyd Carpenter; it falls to him to preach tonight, on "your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions"; encloses a poem, "Menis Iuvenis".
Trinity Lodge: Congratulations on his Craven scholarship. Verso contains a list in J. R. M. Butler's hand of names of those who have incurred fines for not speaking last term [at Magpie & Stump?], including Jawaharlal Nehru and Tressilian Nicholas, with Butler's signature.