Item 129 - Letter from Janet Catherine Symonds to Henry Sidgwick

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Letter from Janet Catherine Symonds to Henry Sidgwick


  • 8 Jul [1869?] (Creation)

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Sends receipt for £5 [not included]. Wishes that Sidgwick 'had come West instead of East', but predicts that he will have a good opportunity of studying the idiosyncrasy of his country-men and women in their holiday mood where is is at present. Refers to the weather and the dangers of hay fever. Recounts that 'Tom Green is reported very uncomfortable at Bolton Abbey'. Asks for more details on the crisis at Rugby. Reports that Johnnie is going to Switzerland with [Norman Moor], while the writer stays at home with her babies. Claims that she does not mind, but that she should like to see the Monte Rosa valleys again. Wonders whether Sidgwick and Johnnie will meet. Reports that Graham [Dakyns?] is also going to Switzerland.

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