Rev George to his son George

Scope and Content

Written from Hotel Continental, Cannes. They are in one of the best hotels and have woken to sun and have been out sitting it [page 3 and 4 missing]. With envelope.

Administrative / Biographical History

'We hope someday to drive to Close Brooke to call on Grace'. This was a home of the Close family at the Cap d'Antibes. In 'Recollections of George Butler' by JB there are two references to JB going to stay there; 1. After her first campaign in Paris in the winter of 1874/5 JB with some of her family went to recuperate there. 'We went on to the Riveria and spent some time at the Cap d'Antibes with our friends Mrs Close and her family' (p.286). 2. 'In Jan 1878...I went with my husband to Cannes...again visiting from there Close Brooke at the Cap d'Antibes, the beautiful home of the Close family' (p.316). Biog: Rev, Francis Close, Dean of Carlisle.