My dear [?]
I hope the maps have arrived by now, what an age they are taking, but I could do no more.
I’ve not heard yet that […] has managed a passage to England, It would be a blow if she was quite unable to get one. The real big purpose of of this letter is to ask you if you know anything of an extraordinary fanatic called “Dr” Ron Hubbard? He has bought a beautiful country house about 3 miles away & is running an outlandish campaign which he calls “scientology.” He has a cell or whatever it is in Washington (he is American, of course) and altho I have seen & glanced through a dozen or so of his pamphlets & books, I simply have no idea what his object is. There is not a comprehensible sentence in the whole lot, – a mixture of Naziism Communism sex & eroticism & other unpleasant things. …