Monday, 6 October 2014

Major Duncan Stubbs' diary entry for 6 October 1914

Tuesday 6 Oct 
… I had a letter from Mr Herbert Samuel expressing his sympathy & saying that the private secretary to the First [Sea] Lord had written that Duncan “was quite one of the best boys that ever came before the Selection Committee for Osborne & his progress at the two Colleges had only confirmed the good opinion we had formed of him.”  That is about the highest praise that could have been given & I know it was thoroughly deserved.  After tea Madge & K & I went for a walk …

Herbert Samuel was Member of Parliament for the Cleveland division of Yorkshire.

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