Letter from John Atkinson Hobson to C.P. Scott

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 GDN/E/1/4
  • Alternative Id.
      GDN/333/104
  • Dates of Creation
      [3 Aug 1914?]
  • Physical Description
      1 sheet

Scope and Content

Letter from John Atkinson Hobson [(1858-1940), social theorist and economist], discussing political manoeuvres of [Edward] Grey, foreign secretary, and his own certainty that war will begin. Expresses uncertainty as to future of the Cabinet, as well as condemning mutual friends for their support of war. Comments on French involvement in conflict and purported Belgian territorial neutrality.