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|Letter from Austen Chamberlain to Arthur Beresford Cane .
|Letter written from House of Commons Library on 10 November 1931 to Arthur Beresford Cane. He thanks him for his letter and explains his retirement from politics due to 'today's conditions'. He states 'kind thoughts from many old friends make easier a decision which was not without pain...I was right to make room for one of the younger men to whom we shall have to look when I and my generation are dead and gone'.