824R. Harrod to F. A. Lindemann, 1 September 1938 [a]

Harrod forwards to Lindemann a letter he received from Ettig. [1] He continues: "I wish you would get some of your influential business friends, of whom you know so many, to write to the Times in support of me [2] and thus save the nation. I enclose a copy of my article, in case you missed it. Do you know anyone who would like to see it?" "I wrote at length to Simon and got the usual non-committal answer." [3]

  1. 1. J. L. Ettig was hosting a young Austrian-Jew refugee on his way to the United States, Gustav Kürti, a mathematical physicist. He asked Harrod to put Kürti in touch with Lindemann (17 August 1938, in CHER K142/21).

    2. Harrod, "Meeting a Trade Recession" ( 1938:11 ).

    3. Letters 807 and 818 to John Simon (the chancellor of the exchequer), respectively.

    1. a. From [Norfolk] (but on Christ Church letterhead paper), two pages ALS, in CHER K142/20.


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