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(Untitled), 15 May 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/21

Scope and Contents

Letter from John Galsworthy (Wingstone, Manaton, Devon) to WSC marked "private" asking for information on any proposed reforms regarding the amount of time prisoners are subjected to solitary confinement. His play "Justice" is shortly to be published in the United States and he would like to add an author's note on this point. Galsworthy hopes that his play may reach countries in which "this form of punishment is still carried to the pitch of excruciating torture". Signed manuscript annotated by WSC " Tell him changes are in contemplation & will be announced shortly".

Dates

  • Creation: 15 May 1910

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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Conditions Governing Use

Copyright: Not known

Extent

1 folio(s)

Language of Materials

English

Bibliography

Published: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume II, Part 2, p 1187

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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