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Draft letter from Patrick Geddes to [ ]

Refers to non-political scheme of action for the purposes of relieving the distress of Amernian refugees, and to renew co-operation between eastern races.

Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932, Knight, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner

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

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.

Draft letter from Patrick Geddes to Anne Cobden-Sanderson

Responds to Mrs Cobden-Sanderson on a number of points relating to the question of Armenian refugees being settled at Cyprus. Refers to Friends War Victims Relief Committee' and Jewish interests in Cyprus. Refers to Mr St. John's survey of Cyprus, and Edmund Wright Brooks. Comments on agriculture, climate, irrigation and the resettling of Armenians at Cyprus and outlines advice from Peter Kropotkin and Elisée Reclus. Comments on views of 'Friends' towards Kropotkin and Reclus. Mention of how business relations were managed and to the outbreak of dysentery at Athalassa. Mention of Julius Robertson van Millingen. Refers to Canada option and correspondence with James Mavor.

Copy letter from Julius Robertson van Millingen, Imperial Ottoman Bank, Nicosia, to Patrick Geddes

Discusses the purchase of farms at Cyprus, outlines the current and projected financial, economic and agricultural conditions. Discusses Patrick Geddes' proposed scheme and advises that the services of the bank are at Geddes' disposal. Annotated by Patrick Geddes with comments on banking conditions in Cyprus.

Millingen, Julius van, 1848-1940, banker

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