Letter from Frank Crisp to William Robinson

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Written from Friar Park, Henley on Thames, [Oxfordshire]. Manuscript

He is delighted to be seeing Robinson for the weekend, and will be taking bath chair and ‘chaise a porteur’; he has had a long letter in French from Correvon [Henry Correvon]; he names the outstanding winter shrubs in flower; he has been awarded the Victoria Medal of Honour; he asks three questions: ‘Why did they want a general election now? Will they hang or imprison the Kaiser? How much ‘indemnity’ shall be for?’