Collection RC0618 - James Anson Farrer collection

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James Anson Farrer collection

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  • 1910-1913 (Creation)

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3 letters
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James Anson Farrer was born in London, England, the son of Rev. Matthew Thomas Farrer and Mary Louisa Anson. He was a prolific author, writing fifty works, including Invasion and Conscription (1909).

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The collection consists of three letters to Farrer. Two are from his cousin, A.H. Anson, 1910. One is from F.W. Hirst, 7 April 1913. There are also a few news clippings.

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The collection was found inside the book, Invasion and Conscription, when it was purchased. The date of acquisition is not known.


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