Minutes of the meeting of the XII Book Club held 17 Apr 1940

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"Meeting held at Gower Cottage, Elm Road.<br/> 18–7–40<br/> M Stevens in the chair. <br/> 1. Minutes of last were read and signed. <br/> [...] <br/> 3. The Treasurer (V. W. Alexander) gave a statement of accounts up to the end of 1939, which showed the astonishingly large balance of £4/10/2. The statement was accepted. <br/> 4. The Secretary (also V. W. Alexander) reported having received a letter of resignation from Howard and Elsie Sikes who are no longer able to attend our meetings. We are sorry to lose them. <br/> 5. Mary S. W. Pollard read a letter of resignation from Victor W. and Elizabeth Alexander, who are leaving Reading. A telegram had been received from Elizabeth Alexander during the day, wishing the Club “goodbye & good luck, with thanks for many merry meetings.” Howard Smith expressed our gratitude for the very valuable services of V. W. Alexander & his wife as Secretary and Treasurer, & afterwards drafted a letter of thanks & good wishes to Elizabeth Alexander, which was signed by all present. <br/> 6. As his last duty for us, V. W. Alexander wrote a letter of affectionate greeting to Charles Stansfield who has been ill for many weeks. This was signed by all. <br/> 7. M. Stevens was asked to write minutes for this time. <br/> <br/> [signed as a true record by] A. B. Dilks <br/> 20 Aug 40."

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It is assumed that it was Victor Alexander, as secretary of the club, who read out the minutes of the previous meeting.<br/> 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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Alexander, Victor
Related place
England
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Minutes of the meeting of the XII Book Club held 17 Apr 1940

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Related place
England
Related people
Alexander, Victor
Related place
England
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[...] &lt;br/&gt;
3. The Treasurer (V. W. Alexander) gave a statement of accounts up to the end of 
1939, which showed the astonishingly large balance of £4/10/2. The statement was 
accepted. &lt;br/&gt;
4. The Secretary (also V. W. Alexander)  reported having received a letter of 
resignation from Howard and Elsie Sikes who are no longer able to attend our 
meetings. We are sorry to lose them. &lt;br/&gt;
5. Mary S. W. Pollard read a letter of resignation from Victor W. and Elizabeth 
Alexander, who are leaving Reading. A telegram had been received from Elizabeth 
Alexander during the day, wishing the Club “goodbye &amp; good luck, with thanks for 
many merry meetings.” Howard Smith expressed our gratitude for the very 
valuable services of V. W. Alexander &amp; his wife as Secretary and Treasurer, &amp; 
afterwards drafted a letter of thanks &amp; good wishes to Elizabeth Alexander, which 
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6. As his last duty for us, V. W. Alexander wrote a letter of affectionate greeting 
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7. M. Stevens was asked to write minutes for this time. &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
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