[a letter of thanks & good wishes from the XII Book Club to Elizabeth Alexander]

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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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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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&lt;br/&gt;
[...] &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
3. The Treasurer (V. W. Alexander) gave a statement of accounts up to the end of 
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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 
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5. Mary S. W. Pollard read a letter of resignation from Victor W. and Elizabeth 
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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; 
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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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