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Autograph Letter Signed as "T.E. Shaw", to A.R. Pamphrey.

LAWRENCE T.E. (1929.)

£5000.00 

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2 pages, 4to. From "338171 A/C Shaw, R.A.F. Cattewater, Plymouth." April 1st,

A letter to a childhood acquaintance from Oxford, responding to an unidentified inquiry, pointedly but politely stating that "My mother sold her Oxford house in 1919, after my father died: and I don't think she ever lived at Smith Square in London. That is Sir Herbert Baker's house now: it used to belong to Geoffrey Dawson, the editor of the Times. I have stayed there, for an occasional night with them, but not for many years, now." He sums up his recent life "I changed my name in 1922 to Shaw, and have been in the R.A.F. for seven years. They do not leave me very long in one place, as a rule."  

Stock Code: 225584