[Letter to Mary Pollard]

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[Letter to Mary Pollard]

Reading experience
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"Meeting held at Frensham, Northcourt Avenue, 13.xii.40<br/> Howard R. Smith in the chair. <br/> <br/> 1. An apology for absence was read from Mr. & Mrs. Joselyn. <br/> <br/> 2. Minutes of last meeting were read & signed. <br/> <br/> [...] <br/> <br/> 4. Mrs. Pollard read a letter from Elizabeth Alexander telling of a very unfortunate accident which had befallen our late secretary. Mrs. Pollard was asked, when writing, to convey to the Alexanders our sympathy and hopes for a very speedy recovery. <br/> <br/> [...] <br/> <br/> 6. Typed lists of books suggested for this year’s reading were handed round an F. E. Pollard made a few brief explanatory remarks about each book. Some doubt was expressed regarding the number of books to be purchased this year in view of our depleted numbers, but a brief journey into the realms of the higher mathematics soon satisfied everyone that if we counted our single members separately instead of in pairs, 12 books would provide one per house per month. [...] <br/> <br/> [...] <br/> <br/> <br/>[Signed by] A. B. Dilks <br/> 10.2.41"

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Pollard, Mary
Aged 65 [Experience in 1940, born in 1875]

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Notes
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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England
Related people
Pollard, Mary
Related place
England
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[...] &lt;br/&gt;
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[...] &lt;br/&gt;
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[...] &lt;br/&gt;
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[Letter to Mary Pollard]

Reading experience
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ukred-31794

Evidence

"Meeting held at Frensham, Northcourt Avenue, 13.xii.40<br/> Howard R. Smith in the chair. <br/> <br/> 1. An apology for absence was read from Mr. & Mrs. Joselyn. <br/> <br/> 2. Minutes of last meeting were read & signed. <br/> <br/> [...] <br/> <br/> 4. Mrs. Pollard read a letter from Elizabeth Alexander telling of a very unfortunate accident which had befallen our late secretary. Mrs. Pollard was asked, when writing, to convey to the Alexanders our sympathy and hopes for a very speedy recovery. <br/> <br/> [...] <br/> <br/> 6. Typed lists of books suggested for this year’s reading were handed round an F. E. Pollard made a few brief explanatory remarks about each book. Some doubt was expressed regarding the number of books to be purchased this year in view of our depleted numbers, but a brief journey into the realms of the higher mathematics soon satisfied everyone that if we counted our single members separately instead of in pairs, 12 books would provide one per house per month. [...] <br/> <br/> [...] <br/> <br/> <br/>[Signed by] A. B. Dilks <br/> 10.2.41"

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Pollard, Mary
Aged 65 [Experience in 1940, born in 1875]

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Notes
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).

How to cite this record

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Accessed on 2020/08/03 12:03:42

Related place
England
Related people
Pollard, Mary
Related place
England
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	Howard R. Smith in the chair. &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
1. An apology for absence was read from Mr. &amp; Mrs. Joselyn. &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
2. Minutes of last meeting were read &amp; signed. &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
[...] &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
4. Mrs. Pollard read a letter from Elizabeth Alexander telling of a very unfortunate 
accident which had befallen our late secretary. Mrs. Pollard was asked, when 
writing, to convey to the Alexanders our sympathy and hopes for a very speedy 
recovery. &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
[...] &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
6. Typed lists of books suggested for this year’s reading were handed round an F. 
E. Pollard made a few brief explanatory remarks about each book. Some doubt 
was expressed regarding the number of books to be purchased this year in view of 
our depleted numbers, but a brief journey into the realms of the higher 
mathematics soon satisfied everyone that if we counted our single members 
separately instead of in pairs, 12 books would provide one per house per month. 
[...] &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
[...] &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
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