Rev George Butler to his son George

Scope and Content

Written from The Close, Winchester. The doctor thinks he is doing well and the liver is resuming work. With envelope.

Administrative / Biographical History

'Then Mrs Warburton and Miss Portal called.' 'Geoff Warburton is better and went out today.' The Warburtons and Butlers were obviously near neighbours and friends. See letter of 26 Apr 1887. 'The children are well and 'Bobby' laughs away like anything.' This is a reference to the children of Stanley and Rhoda who were staying with their grandparents. Josephine, b 23 Sep 1887. Bobbie' b 23 Sep 1888 - christened Andrew Stanley but always known as 'Bobbie'. The 1st grandson.