Written from Hamburg.
Discusses possible routes home down the Rhine. Talks about Charles's improved health and how recently he has been climbing in the Alps. That 'locomotor ataxia' which was written over his bed at Netley and a nightmare to her must have been a mistaken diagnosis. Father very sorry over the death of Henry Nethercote, a friend from Harrow days. The visit she and father made to Frankfurt was very enjoyable and it was followed by a call on the Mauschkoffs to whom Uncle Tell (Hatty's husband) had given a letter. Herr M. (a wine prince) had a beautiful house standing in its own grounds and JB's description of it sounded as if it were drawn from the Arabian nights. Though what she liked best were his little dachshunds, and so did he. Two items at the end: 'Father has been hobnobbing with Princess Christian' and 'The Prince of Wales is still here, he was listening to the music with all his Prince Christian nieces round him, one of them is like Thekla' (a daughter of Hatty's)