Eliza [Tabor] to Mary Catharine

Scope and Content

From Liverpool to her sister, travelling. John carrying on the ritual as he found it; very high church. Part of parish work she is most interested in is Evening Home for children in schoolroom from 6 to 9 each night. Have tea with bread and treacle, then sew, knit, read or prepare lessons. Eliza is giving prizes for sewing and knitting. Any children barefoot and half-clothed. New curate, Mr Hardern, arriving next week and staying with them until he can find quarters. Asks M.C. to find two or three large photographs from religious paintings, for room in Church House for John; he has to spend much of the day there and have meals there on Sunday, because of distance.