Item 240 - Letter from Bertrand Russell to Elizabeth Trevelyan

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Letter from Bertrand Russell to Elizabeth Trevelyan


  • 15 Feb 1948 (Creation)

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27 Dorset House, Gloucester Place, N.W.1. - Would very much like to come to the Shiffolds, but can only make May 8 or 15: knows this 'sounds proposterous', but those are his only free dates before the autumn. Will be in Wales for vacations, and in term-time has the 'B.B.C., various meetings, deputations, & God knows what', so 'not even the prospect of a radiator' can bring him. Sees Bessie's brother-in-law, the Master of Trinity [G. M. Trevelyan] once a week. John and his family are in Richmond, all goes well with them; Kate is engaged and will be married quite soon, to 'an American whom I don't know but believe to be nice' [Charles Tait]. Peter has had an operation to remove her gall-bladder and gone to Wales to convalesce; Conrad is with her. Would love to see Bessie in London.

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