H. Price Hughes to Perrington Salvage, Esq., 29th May 1900
First page of an early typewritten and poignantly short letter about not being asked to come to Roupell Park for a year, although there is no mention of a purpose for the visit.
Hugh Price Hughes (1847-1902) was leader of the Forward Movement in the 1880s and 1890 and had a reputation for innovation and reform. He was editor of the Methodist Times from 1885 and concerned with social issues, especially regarding gambling, morality and temperance. Hugh Price Hughes was elected President of the Wesleyan Methodist Conference in 1898.