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PERSONAL. MINISTRY OF INFORMATION, NORFOLK STREET, STRAND, LONDON, W.C.2. 17th December, 1918. Professor Gilbert Murray, 82, Woodstock Road, OXFORD. My dear Murray, Many thanks for your letter about America. I think you are wise not to go. Now that my official work is nearly over and I am not implicated in party politics, I wish to say to you that I am at your service for any work, in speaking or writing, that I can do on behalf of the League of Nations. I am every day more convinced that if we do not secure a workable scheme we shall not have won the war, and we shall have missed the greatest opportunity in all history. There is a great deal to fight against, hasty idealism as well as perverse stupidity, and I want to help. All the enthusiasm that I have always had for my own brand of Imperialism I feel now attaches to this creed, and any political work I do in the future will be done in its service. May I also thank you most sincerely for all you have done for this Ministry and my own Department while I

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have been connected with it. I do not think there is any other citizen in this country who has done as much to put truth before reasonable men. Yours ever, John Buchan

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