Personal: Libel Action v Bruce Pryce.

Reference code: CHAR 1/17

Part of: CHAR 1
Next record: CHAR 1/18
Previous record: CHAR 1/16

Date: Feb 1896 - Mar 1896

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Papers on WSC's successful libel action against A C Bruce Pryce [who had accused WSC of "acts of gross immorality of the Oscar Wilde type".

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Physical: 1 bound file, 4 items
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CHAR 1/17/1-2 Statement of WSC's claim for £20,000 damages for libel against A C Bruce Pryce, [Printed, 2 copies]. 21 Feb 1896
CHAR 1/17/3 Letter from Sir George Lewis [WSC's solicitor] to WSC, On libel action against A C Bruce Pryce, sending Pryce's retraction and apology, and a cheque for £400. 19 Mar 1896
CHAR 1/17/4 Retraction and apology by A C Bruce Pryce, withdrawing "all and every imputation" against WSC's character [Pryce had accused WSC of "acts of gross immorality of the Oscar Wilde type". 12 Mar 1896