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Rupert Brooke: two letters to James Dixon

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10368

Scope and Contents

Two autograph letters from Rupert Brooke to James Dixon, a member of the Fijian Civil Service whom Brooke had met during a visit to Fiji. The first was written from the Grand Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand, dated 'December 17? 1913' (the query is Brooke's), and accompanied a gift of books from Brooke to Dixon and his family. The second was written from Rugby, dated 21 July 1914, and responded to news of Dixon's terminal illness; it is accompaned by an envelope postmarked London, 24 July 1914, and Suva, 8 September 1914. Dixon had already died before it was written.

Dates

  • 1913-1914

Creator

Extent

0.003 cubic metre(s) (Two sheets with one envelope, in an archival folder)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased, 2021.
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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