BRACERS Notes

Record no. Notes, topics or text
131610

BR discusses an endowment for research he has received. 

131611

Bradley on Murray's translation of Hippolytus by Euripides

131612

Peter thanks Williams for helping them look for a house and mentions looking at the Stewart's, Miller, and some other houses.

Harvard University Archives, Donald Cary Williams Papers, HUG(FP) 53.6 Box 1.

131613

Williams is sorry to hear about the difficulties the Russells have had. He relates some additional information about the potential price of renting the Miller house.

Harvard University Archives, Donald Cary Williams Papers, HUG(FP) 53.6 Box 1.

131614

Williams sends an additional housing lead.

Harvard University Archives, Donald Cary Williams Papers, HUG(FP) 53.6 Box 1.

131615

Piatt to Williams describing the popularity of Russell's courses at UCLA and his ongoing issues with the Labor Department.

Harvard University Archives, Donald Cary Williams Papers, HUG(FP) 53.6 Box 1.

131616

Williams compliments BR on his History and offers his opinion on what Europe, especially Britain need right now.

A handwritten note at the top reads 'Not sent'.

Harvard University Archives, Donald Cary Williams Papers, HUG(FP) 53.6 Box 3.

131617

Re the Russian Revolution and the meeting at Leeds. "I travelled to Leeds with Ramsay MacDonald, and he was soberly optimistic. It seemed as if the Russian revolutionaries were out to create a Utopia, not only in their own country, but everywhere. It was a happy moment, but, alas, a brief one."

The carbon is available at record 88454.
The dictation is available at record 7674.

131618

Mackintosh thanks BR's private secretary for amendments to BR's biography. He sends (not present) the final form of the biography.

131619

BR's D.O.R.A. permit book with his photograph, physical particulars, and signatures of two persons living in Birmingham: Harrison Barrow (tea merchant) and Joseph Edward Southall (artist). One page is devoted to refusing BR entry to the Newhaven Special Military Area with the exception that he may attend the district court martial of Private Allen. Signed: C.A. Hankey, Lieut.-Colonel, Garrison Commander.

131620

C.A. Hankey, Lieut.-Colonel, Garrison Commander signed the "Pass". BR is to be escorted to the Fort in Newhaven in order to attend the court martial of Clifford Allen. The document was found in BR's Permit Book (131619).

131621

Lieut. Cook signed the document on behalf of C.A. Hankey, Lieut.-Colonel, Garrison Commander. Cook encloses the "Special Pass" 131620). BR is to be escorted to the Fort in Newhaven in order to attend the court martial of Clifford Allen. The document was found in BR's Permit Book (131619).

131622

Re legal separation of BR and Patricia.

131623

Note by Sheila Turcon: Letter of 23 Jan. 1950 from Patricia to BR removed to Personal Correspondence.

Undated letter from Patricia to Tylor.

Missing but said to be enclosed is a letter from Wragge Morley to BR.

131624
131625

Re builder's bill for 41 Queen's Road.

131626
131627

A witness to the will is Sheila Zinkin, Secretary, 14 Princess Court, Queensway, London W.2.

131628

The letter lists BR's investments and financial obligations.

131629
131630
131631

BR has £12,153 owing in taxes.

131632

The divorce decree is now absolute. The white on black photostat is dated 6 August 1952. Reason for divorce: desertion without cause for at least 3 years.

131633

Re sharing royalties with Patricia for Power, History of Western Philosophy and Authority and the Individual.

131634

Note by Sheila Turcon: Conrad's school reports filed with Eton School.

131635

Important for history of 3 books with Patricia.

131636

Re royalties being shared with Patricia.

131637

Re John's finances and a cottage.

[File skips over document nos. 101172–101174.]

131638

Re John and the May and June bills.

131639
131640

Re consols worth £55.16.1, "they were part of the marriage settlement of my first marriage, and became mine absolutely when that marriage was dissolved."

131641

Re tax refund for Amberley (John Russell).

131642

Re Conrad's passport.

131643

Re Patricia's tax assessment.

131644
131645

Accounts for grandchildren's settlement.

131646
131647

Details are provided of BR's financial arrangements with Patricia.

131648

Re expenses for Conrad.

131649

Pamela Campbell became Pamela Leonard. The letter and enclosures are very worn, doubtless from being carried about. The letter from Conrad says he is "exceedingly grateful to Lord Russell for his assurance" of a university education. He wishes to become a "Don".

131650

Re last tax payment for Patricia.

131651

Re Conrad's maintenance during university.

131652

Re school reports.

Document 101210 is not in file.

131653

Trustees account statement for grandchildren.

131654

Re Conrad's manual disability and typing.

131655

Re Conrad.

131656
131657
131658

"… the sum involved is not worth a fight."

131659

Re Patricia's costs.

131660
131661

Conrad objects to the treatment of his writer's cramp.

131662
131663
131664

Report on Conrad's German course.

131665

English report for Conrad.

131666
131667

Conrad's essay upon leaving Eton.

131668

The document nos. 101235–101238 are missing from the sequence.

131669

It is assumed that the letter is to BR and that Patricia wrote it. It is attached to document .101239 at record 131668.

131670

The document nos. skip 101241–101245.

131671

Re passports for the grandchildren.

131672

Re grandchildren's passports.

131673

Re grandchildren's passports.

131674
131675
131676
131677

Re Conrad's expenses in France in lieu of a tutor.

131678

The letter discusses many provisions in BR's draft will.

131679

BR comments on his draft will. "When I die I wish to be cremated without ceremony." He provides addresses for the Russells' upcoming visits to Rome and Paris.

131680

On paying the difference between Conrad's scholarship and his allowance.

131681

The document nos. skip 101273–101275.

131682

Re an operation on Conrad's nose.

131683
131684
131685

Tylor encloses document 101291 at record 13686.

131686

Re the good results of Conrad's nose operation. Conrad registered as a conscientious objector and has been granted a deferment of National Service.

The document nos. skip 101283–101289.

131687

The document nos. skip 101291–101304.

131688

Re expense of the operation on Conrad's nose, which was "foreseen and consented by Lord Russell many years ago".

131689
131690

A report is enclosed from Patricia of Conrad's academic, sporting and social life at Oxford.

131691

"… the many absurd points reported by Mssrs. Lewis & Lewis."

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