Goldwin Smith to Barbara Leigh Bodichon

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Autograph letter, signed, 1½pp. 8vo., The Athenaeum [Club] embossed letterhead.

From Goldwin Smith (1823-1910), liberal writer and educator.To 'Dear Miss Smith' saying 'Dr Bosworth has allowed me to have his house,' but 'I am not the less obliged to you for your kindness.' Is going to Oxford for two months [before leaving for Cornell University in the United States of America as professor of history, since he had lost his Oxford fellowship on inheriting from his father] and will do what he can for the [illegible] but has little time to spare.