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The Life and Death of Rochester Sneath: The outrageously funny real-life pranks that fooled the public schools of England by Humphry Berkeley

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To the Headmaster of Harrow

March 15th, 1948

Selhurst School, Near Petworth, Sussex

My dear Headmaster,

I am writing to you on a very painful topic. Last Thursday night, before the School broke up, it came to my notice that two of my boys had missed the Roll-call and evening Prayers. Their Housemaster subsequently discovered that they had got into trouble in London and, upon being questioned, they informed me that this unfortunate occurrence was the result of the bad influence of two Harrovians, who, although not with them at the time, had been at an earlier part of the evening. As they came into contact with the Police I should be most grateful if you would make enquiries about the incident from your end, for my duty to their parents ...

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