Letter from L. Wolseley [Louisa Wolseley, Dowager Viscountess Wolseley] to William Robinson

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Written from Hampton Court Palace, Middlesex. Manuscript

She asks how Robinson is and whether he may visit her this summer; she is immoveable as a limpet, as she is unwell and not inclined to make an effort; how the war drags on and Sir Douglas Haig lasts out; one ought not find fault with any government official through this long strain; she asks for the name of ‘this pretty velvety plant’ known by cottagers as rabbit’s ears