Photocopy of letter. Written from Hotel d'Italie, Rome.
'... what it is Mr Stansfeld has heard from G Russell to make him feel the great urgency of the case'.
She is doing what she can but is hampered by colds and coughs and many disappointments. She has asked Mr Stuart to send a second reporting letter to the Office and she would be grateful if her friend would have it copied. Further directions about circulation of letters is given.
'prospect of a change of government'. ladstone's 4th Cabinet, formed Aug 1892, was succeeded by Lord Rosebery's Cabinet in Mar 1894. The Liberals did not go out of office until Jun 1895 when Lord Salisbury took over followed by a general election in Jul when the new government obtained a majority of 152 over the opposition.