Thompson, Henry F., fl 1890-1955 (tea-planter)
- Existence: fl 1890 - 1955
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from Sassoon's childhood friend of Henley House, praising 'The Old Century' and statingg that he felt honoured to have been mentioned in the book.
Concerning a book by Sassoon which he had just read, referred to as 'More Vigils', and a meeting with Edmund Blunden. Originally enclosed in MS Add.9852/6/8.
Concerning 'The Tasking', of which he states, 'It seems to me that in "The Tasking" are some of the best things you have done ... There is star-shine which is in another world from that of Flanders'. Originally enclosed in MS Add.9852/6/8.
Letters from Henry F. Thompson (Ceylon) to Siegfried Sassoon re personal news, 1 Nov. 1916-1 Apr. 1930 (1 November 1916; 18 November 1917; 9 October 1925; 18 Jul, 31 October, 16 [November?] 1926; 9 October 1925 ; 3 January 1928; 2 September 1929; 1 April. 1930)
A collection of 1094 letters, postcards and other items known as 'Sassoon's residual correspondence' although it does also include a number of items addressed to other persons particularly to his wife, Hester, and his mother, Theresa Thornycroft.