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Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php).

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Pollard, Francis E.
Related place
England
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Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php).

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Related place
England
Related people
Pollard, Francis E.
Related place
England
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&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;Muriel Stevens in the Chair &lt;br/&gt;
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&lt;br/&gt;
[...] &lt;br/&gt;
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&lt;br/&gt;
4. Howard Smith told us of Johnson’s life and publications. &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
5. Isabel Taylor read Johnson’s famous letter to Lord Chesterfield. &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
6. Roger Moore read ‘The Wedding Day’ by Boswell &amp; an account of his first 
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&lt;br/&gt;
7. F. E. Pollard described Johnson’s Circle. He spoke of Garrick, Sir Joshua 
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&lt;br/&gt;
8. Mention must be made of the excellent refreshments provided by our hostess 
and the Secretary regrets that owing to lack of time, she has in these minutes 
done Scant justice to a most thoughtfully prepared &amp;amp; extremely interesting 
evening. &lt;br/&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
[signed as a true record by] Howard R Smith
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