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ASQUITH, Herbert Henry, Earl of Oxford (1852-1928). Prime Minister 1908-1916.
Autograph Letter Signed to 'Sir Martin', 3 pages 8vo, 20 Cavendish Square, 19 April 1896. Adding to a description of his career which Sir Martin has sent him.

'... The only addition that I can think of to its comprehensive & too flattering description of my work would be a reference to the Prison Committee, appointed in '94, which suggested a number of reforms of the most far-reaching kind ... . I was beginning to give effect to its recommendations when I left office ...'

[No: 26169]


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