(Untitled), 09 Sep 1910
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Letter from WSC (Honor, Off Mytilene [Mitilini, Greece]) to Sir Edward Grey thanking him for taking over his "painful duties" [see CHAR 12/4/39]. WSC describes a decision over a capital case which he regrets, and speaks of the departmental work he has accomplished while on holiday. He describes the places he has visited (including Monte Carlo where he won o160), a meeting with Governor Mahmoud Muktar, and an incident in which de Forest [Count de Bendern] shot a seagull with a Mauser pistol. He says that he would like to discuss his extensive plans for the reform of prisons and punishment with Sir Edward. He ends with an observation based on his experiences "Why can't England and Germany come together in strong action & for general advantage?" Signed manuscript.
- Creation: 09 Sep 1910
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