Item 8 - Copy letter from Patrick Geddes, Dundee, to Mary Hyett Lidgett Bunting

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GB 249 T-GED/1/8/7/8

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Copy letter from Patrick Geddes, Dundee, to Mary Hyett Lidgett Bunting

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  • 8 June 1897 (Creation)

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2 ff.

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Responds to Mary Bunting's fears of instability at Geddes' proposed labour colony at Cyprus for Armenian refugees. Mention of Julius Robertson van Millingen, M. Nisham, Charles Salmaslian, Mr Bukmedjian, Dr. Paton, Dr. Reece, Mr Thomason and Arthur James Balfour and Victor Branford. Refers to part payment of outstanding debt to Arthur James Balfour, disputing the remainder. Discusses gardens, gardening, staffing at Larnaka. Advises Geddes will visit London to develop his Cyprus scheme.

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