Fanny E Price to Mrs Becker

Scope and Content

Writing from from Torquay. In answer to a question she says that Alice (the second daughter of Mrs Victoria Crompton, née Becker, sister of Wilfred) 'from a child was considered an odd child'. Mrs Crompton had had a great shock just before she was engaged when Jim's (a brother) horse came riderless to the house and he was found dead on the turnpike road. She advises Mrs Becker 'not to go and stay wit her'. Gives personal news of herself and her financial affairs. 10 Nov [1921 or 1922]