Letters to Mary from Charles

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Letters written from London, Scotland and other locations.
Concerning Parliamentary politics including the Closure Resolution, the Attendance Bill, Home Rule Bill, a shooting holiday in Scotland, a political meeting in Lightcliffe (Halifax), a political conference in London, the beginning of the First Balkan War and Balkan Relief Fund, reference to a relief trip to Bulgaria by Noel Buxton, and Charles' views on this (and future) conflicts, opposition to Edward Grey, organization of a bazaar, a political meeting and suffragettes in Elland, a by-election at Bolton, George Lansbury and his unsuccessful by-election in Bow and Bromley on the issue of women's suffrage, also brief commentary on the US Presidential election, and family and social news including reference to political friends including Walter Runciman, Basil Williams, Cecil Spring Rice becoming ambassador to the US, and a party lead by Geoffrey Winthrop Young to discover the whereabouts of mountaineer Hugh Pope.

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