Item 172 - Letter from Donald Tovey to Elizabeth Trevelyan

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Letter from Donald Tovey to Elizabeth Trevelyan


  • 10 Sept 1917 [postmark] (Creation)

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2 St Margaret's Road, Edinburgh. - His wife Grettie has been very ill: was ill during the 'flitting' [house-moving], then the doctor called in a specialist and found an operation was necessary; a much more serious one followed a week after. She is now recovering well, and he hopes will leave the nursing home in a fortnight. Her Aunt Jane, whom Bessie may remember, is 'a priceless treasure'. Is getting on well with Homer and finding Crusius's dictionary 'most luminous'.

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