Reference numberMS/929/1/68
TitleLetter from Feodora Gleichen, to James Mackenzie Davidson
Date28 January [1917]
DescriptionDescribes the particulars of a recent event [fundraiser] at which she was present, alongside Lord Grenfell, Bottomley, Arthur Stanley and others. Notes the amusement of Lord Grenfell's face while sitting next to Bottomley in the platform [illustration of the two men provided], the successful reading out of Mackenzie Davidson's letter and the details of Arthur Stanley's speech. Comments that from a financial point of view it was not a great success, having made only £450.
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