Letter from Thomas MacGreevy to George Yeats. 7 January [1926]

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Letter from Thomas MacGreevy to George Yeats Letter dated 7 January 1925. Events described in the letter indicate 7 January 1926. Thomas MacGreevy National Library of Ireland. Autograph letter signed. NLI MS 30,859

MacGreevy notes the death of Yeats's great-aunt, Ellen Chapman; the reoccurrence of neck pain from a war wound; an evening with Olivia Shakespear; his opinion on a short story by Robinson; notes that Robinson declined to comment on an early draft of 'Seventh Gift of the Holy Ghost' which has its roots in a trip the two men took in 1924 to Spain; responds to Yeats's criticism of 'Nocturne of the Self-Evident Presence'; Osbert Sitwell's writing; current state of Irish intellectual affairs and WB's political career.

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