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WEDGWOOD BENN William - Autograph Letter Signed 1919 to the editor of the Daily News

  • £175.00

William WEDGWOOD BENN, 1st Viscount Stansgate (1877-1960)

Autograph Letter Signed ("Wedgwood Benn") to "My dear Gardiner" [A.G. Gardiner, editor of the Daily News], telling him that people have been "encouraged by your brave lead".
1¼ pages 8vo on House of Commons embossed writing paper, 18 September 1919.

"I dont gather the exact meaning of the announcement in the DN, but I should like to tell you that many people have been encouraged by your brave lead and cheered by your loveable personality."
At the time of writing, Wedgwood Benn was the Liberal M.P. for Leith, and Gardiner's Daily News was a prominent of Liberal newspaper. Wedgwood Benn was to stand down in 1927, running again in 1928 as a Labour candidate, when he was elected to represent Aberdeen North. 


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