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Typed copies of letters sent to Walter de la Mare, relating to his attempt to secure a Civil List pension for Helen Thomas. The correspondents include Lascelles Abercrombie, Hilaire Belloc, Gordon Bottomley, Joseph Conrad, W. H. Davies, John Freeman, John Galsworthy, Edward Garnett, W. H. Hudson, Alice Meynell, H. W. Nevinson, Ernest Rhys, Thomas Seccombe, J. C. Squire. Copy of a letter from Walter de la Mare to J. H. Morgan, May 1917. Covering letter from R. L. Watson sending them to Julian Thomas, 20 Dec 1942.