John Grey to George Butler

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Written from Dilston, Northumberland

Manuscript note by Beverley Grey 'This note is from John Grey - Josephine's father at the family home - Dilston in Northumberland - to her husband George Butler, about four years after his marriage to Josephine. It announces the death of Elizabeth Grey, the first wife of Josephine's much older brother George Grey at the other family home of Milfield in Northumberland. She died of child birth and they have to organise the funeral. George married again'