Eliza [Tabor] to Mary Tabor

Scope and Content

To her mother from Allahabad. Heat very exhausting. Worried that John has to appear in court at 11 a.m., a time when it is dangerous for a European to be out of doors. He will breakfast with a friend and arrive early to avoid the worst of the heat. One man has died of sunstroke. Mentions her pleasure in the beauty of some lychees which have been given to her. Hopes the war will not 'interfere with the comfortable coming and going of people through the Suez Canal'