Item 286 - Letter from E. M. Forster to F. W. Pethick-Lawrence

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Letter from E. M. Forster to F. W. Pethick-Lawrence


  • 10 Aug. 1945 (Creation)

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‘As from’ West Hackhurst, Abinger Hammer, Dorking.—Has just written to him at the India Office (seeking permission to travel to India). Mrs Barger may have left her mackintosh in the Pethick-Lawrences’ garden.



as from | West Hackhurst | Abinger Hammer | Dorking

Dear Pethick-Lawrence,

I have just written you an “important” letter to the India Office—important from my point of view, that’s to say. No doubt it will in due course come before you.

This is rather to say that Mrs Barger may just possible have dropped her dark blue mackintosh in the garden when we called on you the other day, but if it should be found and your secretary would send me a p. c. I’ll call for it. If I hear nothing I’ll conclude it is not there.

With all good wishes, and to Mrs Pethick Lawrence also:

Yours v. sincerely
E M Forster


Noted at the head ‘12/8/45 not seen’.

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