James Bryce to Prof Stanley Butler

Scope and Content

Photocopy of a letter.

Sending condolences on the death of 'your revered mother' [Josephine died on 30 Dec 1906]. 'She remains with me as one of the most striking and beautiful characters I have ever known'.

Administrative / Biographical History

'... my best thanks for your kind wishes for myself in my new work.'

In 1907 James Bryce was appointed British ambassador to the USA (1907-1913)

Cr. Viscount 1914

Biog: James Bryce (1838-1922); 1st Viscount Bryce (c.1914)