Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)MS62/132
TitleLetter from Lady Leven
Extent1 item
DescriptionLetter written from Garscube to Harriet Thiebault; dated 4 September 1854 and signed E. A. Leven.

Expresses her pleasure on hearing that 'Mrs Inglefield' (Harriet's married daughter), is well and has given birth to a son. She hopes to hear more news about mother and baby, but will be travelling around Scotland for the next few weeks. She asks whether chloroform was used 'according to the present prevailing fashion'. Mentions the recent state of her health and that of other members of her family, and is thankful that a recent cholera outbreak seems to have ended.
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