Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)MS298/1/1/1/15
TitleLetter from his mother, Margaret Masterman
Extent1 item
DescriptionIona, St John's Road, Tunbridge Wells, 9 November 1909: Has heard that Charles has been ill and is anxious to know how he is; desperate plea for help with debts; asks Charles to lend her some money as she does not want to borrow from the bank and pay interest at 6% as she did before; she believes Bertram [John Howard Bertram Masterman, Charles' older brother] would help if he had some money and 'will do so...if the Bishoprich [sic] comes. Meanwhile the debts increase and I know no means of obtaining money and we must have food and clothes...The workhouse will not take us and I cannot earn money in any way.'
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