File 2 - Folder of letters addressed to Frederick Brittain, 1930s

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JCPP/Brittain/3/2

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Folder of letters addressed to Frederick Brittain, 1930s

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  • 3rd June 1930 - 15th October 1939 (Creation)

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33 letters, paper

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(1893 - 1969)

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This folder of letters are addressed to Frederick Brittain and are from a variety of correspondents. They cover a number of different subjects but most are thank you letters for either visits, letters from FB, copies of the Roosters' Codex, copies of his book on South Mymms, or copies of his book on the use of Latin in Church.

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13th December 1932 - Letter from Arthur Gray thanking and agreeing with the Roosters' suggestion that there should be a portrait of Q.

14th March 1934 - Letter from FB to Sir Sydney Castle Roberts (Secretary of the Cambridge University Press, 1922-48) [this letter was reprinted on page 103 of 'Fifty Years At Jesus. The Diaries of Frederick Brittain' edited by Muriel Brittain]

25th May 1938 - Letter from Mrs Fairburn thanking FB for his "wonderful help and sympathy" over the death of her husband Steve Fairburn and the arrangements for his Memorial Service at Jesus College.

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