Letter from Beatty [David Beatty, OM, 1st Earl, Admiral of the Fleet], Trustee and Chairman of Council, to William Robinson

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Written from 17 Grosvenor Square, [London] W. Typescript

He encloses an invitation from the Lord Mayor of London to a dinner at the Mansion House on 12 December in aid of the Dockland Settlements; the work of the Settlements is universally recognised and supported by the King and Queen; the aim is for those responsible for the work to be relieved of present financial worries and to open up further Settlements; the Duke of York is Patron of the Settlements and will be at the dinner; he promises an interesting evening, and requests a donation if Robinson is unable to attend