Item 22 - Letter from Sophie Weisse to Elizabeth Trevelyan

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Letter from Sophie Weisse to Elizabeth Trevelyan


  • 15 Apr 1909 (Creation)

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Worplesdon St. Mary, Nr. Guildford. - Sends Bessie her address in Scotland, in case anything should be wrong with her 'boy' [Donald Tovey' though he is now quite well and strong. Finds it hard to write, as she wishes, that she is always thinking about Bessie and little Paul, who is a 'sort of dream child' of hers since she remembers 'pacing the lawn' with Bessie before his birth, 'rejoicing'. Feels that Paul will be 'a priceless and inalienable possession... on whom no shadow can ever fall, about whom no misgiving can ever torture [Bessie]' but knows it is very hard for her now.

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