Letter from H. Velten [Hans Velten] to William Robinson

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Written from Holmdene, 60 Leigham Court Road, London SW. Manuscript

Robinson’s scathing article, ‘Civil War and Party Lawyers’, is a strong pill for the government to swallow; he only hopes that when they seize a picture it won’t be a Fantin; he is sorry Robinson is so hard on Haldane [Richard Haldane, 1st Viscount Haldane]; he wonders how Robinson’s quarrel will end as they will have to enforce the law unless like Ulster he raises an army; he tried to see Robinson a while ago but missed him; he would like to visit him but his foot is still weak; the country around Robinson must look fine