Item 179 - Letter from Arthur Ransome to R. C. Trevelyan

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Letter from Arthur Ransome to R. C. Trevelyan


  • 14 May 1942 (Creation)

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Heald, Coniston, Lancashire. - Sorry to have missed seeing Trevelyan in London: got his telegram [see 5/178] too late. Had good visit to town, then went to Ipswich, Felixstowe, and Lowestoft when 'things began to get a bit wrong'; on returning home was 'overhauled' and looks to need another operation. Sends his love to the Lynds; just missed seeing Robert in town; has known them about forty years. Would like to see the poaching book. Reassures Trevelyan that he will write poetry again, and wishes him good luck with the reminiscences.

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      Pencil annotation at end of letter, probably in Trevelyan's hand, seems to give text of a telegram sent to Ransome about meeting in London.

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