14 AUGUST 1953, Page 18

Horatio Bottomley

SIR,—I am gathering material for a biography of the late Horatio Bottomley, and should very much like to hear from anybody who has any personal reminiscences of him. I am particularly anxious to obtain factual information regarding the first thirty years of Bottomley's life, from 1860 to 1890; but information about his later career will be welcome too.

Any material sent to me will be carefully looked after and promptly