27 Mar 1887

Scope and Content

Sent from St Kilda [Victoria, Australia] regarding a draught, becoming an uncle again [Barbara Collingwood], vowels, reading Elsie Venner by O. W. Holmes and other books, being on a ship, being surrounded by her pictures, wondering when he shall see her again, wanting to come to England but not having the money, a story about a man and his dog, season of Italian opera, beauty in Australia, Arnold missing a great chance due to his love of pleasure, being anxious about their mother, anxious about Syd[ney Isaac - their brother], the Grosvenor Gallery sending pictures to be exhibited there, Selma abusing Sydney (NWS), and his opinion of various Wagner operas. [The first leaf is torn so part of the letter is missing.]