Elderfield Otterbourne Winchester
April 21st [1893]

MS Lambeth Palace Library 2344 f 176

Dear Mr Riley
Have you Mr H H Gibbs’s name-? He is either at St Dunstans, Regents Park or at Aldenham Elstree I should think no one would be more earnest in the cause than he. I would also mention the publisher – A D Innes 31 Bedford Street Strand. Old Mr Alexander Macmillan I am sure would but I am not so sure of his sons though his partner Mr G L Craik would, I believe I am much obliged to Mrs Riley for writing to me, I am sorry I was so stupid.

Of course you know Mr Gibbs’s name as MP for the City in the last Parliament and as a Bank Director1

yours truly
C M Yonge

1Riley was probably trying to raise money for some charitable purpose.
2Henry Hucks Gibbs (1819-1907) was MP for the City of London 1891-2, which dates the letter.

Cite this letter

The Letters of Charlotte Mary Yonge(1823-1901) edited by Charlotte Mitchell, Ellen Jordan and Helen Schinske.

URL to this Letter is: https://c21ch.newcastle.edu.au/yonge/3218/to-john-athelstan-laurie-riley-2

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