Item 86 - Letter from Hasan Shahid Suhrawardy to R. C. Trevelyan

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TRER/6/86

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Letter from Hasan Shahid Suhrawardy to R. C. Trevelyan

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  • 16 Oct [1928] (Creation)

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28, Rue de la Tourelle, Boulogne-sur-Seine. - Was going to write the Trevelyans to thank them for their hospitality: delightful to meet Trevelyan again after so many years. Finds it hard to make new friends now so values old ties all the more. Will keep the Sunday when Trevelyan comes to Paris free, and hopes he will come to dine with them when he arrives on Saturday. Has heard nothing yet about the Geneva job; is very anxious about it as it is his 'only chance to get a background of comparative security' and his struggles since leaving Russia have affected his health and spirit. Not easy for someone like him, who has preferred adventure, to be 'taken back into the folds of respectability'. Lord Lytton, who led the Indian Delegation this year, promised to secure the post, but Suhrawardy fears his Indian advisors favour other candidates. Has spoken much about Trevelyan to Marie Germanova, who will be pleased to meet him and regrets that her husband [Aleksandr Kalitinsky ] 'a Byzantinist & a very fine man' will be out of Paris. Asks to be remembered to Mrs Trevelyan and Julian, whom he hopes is ready for Cambridge.

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On International Institute of Intellectual Co-operation headed writing paper; pencil list of names including 'Fry' and 'Woolf' on the back.

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