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DAWSON, (George) Geoffrey (1874-1944). Editor of The Times.
Typewritten Letter Signed ('Geoffrey Robinson') to the biographer Walter Sichel, 1 page 4to, on writing paper of The Times, Printing House Square, 20 January 1916. Thanking Sichel for his article on Byron ('which I hope to publish in a day or two'), and declining to accept 'anything about Disraeli's Opposition during the Crimean War'.

Sichel had written a biography of Disraeli which had been published in 1904.
The year after this letter was written, Robinson assumed the name and arms of Dawson via his mother's eldest sister, Margaret Jane Dawson.

£45 [No: 26139]
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