George Hughes to Miss Mary Hughes, 25 Apr 1915

Scope and Content

The letter is typedscript with handwritten corrections. The letter refers to items sent by Miss Hughes. George then commetns that the Labour men 'seem to me so foolish in their fighting against the employers of labor", using the coal strike as an example [here he mentions the Lusitania in its capacity as a coal freighter, the ship was u-boated 7 May 1916 off Ireland killing 1,198]. George then discusses the fact that England is not imposing prohibition, George is personally opposed to prohibition and refers to American efforts to introduce it [introduced 1920-1933]. He then discusses daily life. Only to be produced under close supervision.