Photocopy of letter. Written from York.
She is writing from the Station Hotel at York on her way to Ewart; she has been very ill and could mot do the journey without a break. Tells him she has written 'so many books and pamphlets and letters in the last thirty years and now writing hurts me very much'. Her latest one is about the War and the Native Races . She has been staying with 'Dindin' [her sister Emily, Mrs Thomas, Mother of Rhoda, Bob's mother] at Clapham lately; she looked after her when she was ill and Emmie Thomas the stepdaughter typed for her. Aunt Hatty feels very lonely since the death of her husband so she plans to go and stay with her in Aug. Uncle Tell has left the Gordanne [the house near Geneva] to her, but she will have to give up a pair of splendid chestnut horses which she got from King Humbert's' stables in Rome. They are not very rich now and she could not afford to keep them. She speaks of the various African tribes (she has heard about them from Uncle Charlie) he 'even knew the old Chief Sechele who was a disciple and friends of Livingstone...50 years ago'