Item 285 - Letter from E. M. Forster to Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence

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Letter from E. M. Forster to Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence


  • 16 Apr. 1945 (Creation)

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West Hackhurst, Abinger Hammer, Dorking.—Thanks her for her letter (on the death of his mother). Hopes to visit her soon, with Mrs Barger.



West Hackhurst | Abinger Hammer | Dorking

Dear Mrs Pethick Lawrence,

It is good of you to write. I am so glad that you, and Mr Pethick Lawrence, knew my mother a little. She much appreciated your visits.

Please excuse this brief answer, but it is difficult to express oneself properly in circumstances such as these. My friends have all been very good to me, especially Mrs Barger. I think she may be coming down here for a week end before long, and perhaps then we may come over to see you.

Yours sincerely
E M Forster


At the foot is written in pencil ‘Show to FWPL’.

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