Papers, 1905-1928.


Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947. Papers, 1905-1928.

Papers, 1905-1928.

Correspondence including a letter, 1907, to Alfred Henry Miles discussing Miles' wish to retire from his connection with the Lewisham Grammar School and its relationship to the plans of municipal reformers; letter, 1907, commenting on a book by Sir John Harold Clapham, and the forthcoming publication of The Manor and the Borough; letter, 1923, concerning the draft of a habeas corpus bill for the Labour Party; letter, 1926, concerning the proposed reform of the Poor Law; letter, 1928, to Colonel Burdon (probably Conservative Unionist politician Rowland Burdon), concerning political differences; letter regarding the League of Nations; and a letter to Piggott discussing literature.

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