Eliza [Tabor] to her husband

Scope and Content

From Malvern to India. Lilian working hard for her Junior Cambridge; hard to persuade her to go out. Enjoying last two volumes of Carlyle's Life. More impressed by his character than his writings; for Froude 'my feelings are sinking to contempt'. Thinks he uses book to air spite for some public characters and scorn for Christianity. Preparing for 32 guests for Shakespeare reading. Gardener now gone into hospital; she and Miss Greaves paid his fare and pocket money.