Sidney Webb to Ernest Darwin Simon

Scope and Content

Two copy typescript letters, written from 41 Grosvenor Road, Westminster. First dated 17 Nov 1919, addressed to My dear Simon and headed 'letter 2'. Thanks him for his 'most generous offer' [of money?] but refusing it. Discusses the new edition of 'History of Trade Unionism', the state of his finances and allocating his time to various activities. Second dated 8 Nov 1919, gives date of meeting of the Statesman Board. Thanks him for his invitation for the night of Dec 2. States that he is lecturing at the Technical College because he needs the money. Details of reprinting 'History of Trade Unionism'. Comments on the results of the Municipal Elections.