Reference numberMS/373/1/75
TitleLetter from Thomas Edward Thorpe, Heidelberg, to 'Dear Father' [George Thorpe]
Date28 February 1869
DescriptionSending birthday wishes to his father and commenting on trade stagnation in Manchester. He has received a letter from Dr Watts giving college news. Thorpe notes the lack of interest shown by Gladstone and D'Israeli in supporting [Owens] College; 'government aid is as remote as ever'. He bemoans the government's attitude to education and contrasts the attainments of English and German university men.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA7855Thorpe; Sir; Thomas Edward (1845 - 1925); chemist1845 - 1925
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