Reference numberMS/929/1/96
TitleLetter from John Harrower, Oxford and Cambridge Club, Pall Mall, to James Mackenzie Davidson
Date23 March 1918
DescriptionFears there is no chance of their getting together this time as he is leaving London at the end of the month, but hopes to see Mackenzie Davidson when he returns in June. Expresses distress to hear of the loss of Mackenzie Davidson's finger, however, jokes that it has improved his golf, and asks if Mackenzie Davidson would be interested in a golf trip to St. Andrews. Tells of an Argentinian family he met when he was last staying there. Informs Mackenzie Davidson that his sessions have been awfully dull and the classes have dwindled away to almost nothing. Comments that a lot of classes are in the hands of the assistants and if it was not for his female students they would have gone bankrupt. Complains of the war and the 'anxious times' in which they live. Wonders if 1920 will see them out of it.

[This correspondence is accompanied by a print out of the University of Aberdeen's 'John Harrower Collection' page with a brief biography of Harrower.]
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