Bernard Dawson to John Stephenson

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From Malvern to India. Congratulations on Lilian's passing Cambridge Local exam. Eleanor Joseph also passed. Hears from boys at his school that Noel is 'manlier and more fearless in every way'and well liked. Thins Mr Gladstone should resign because of his age. Feels country is in a bad state and standard of living going down. Written on remainder of Bernard Dawson's sheet. 12 Mar 1885. Eliza in Malvern to her husband in India. Thinks arrangements with French Protestant family for Lilian will probably be successful but worried by expense. Noel and Mabel still have coughs and now Lilian too. Anxious to hear his plans about Rangoon, but feels she cannot influence him.