Photocopy of a letter. Written from Wooler, Northumberland
Thinks he would be interested to hear an account of the diplomatic mission to Thibet recently undertaken with 'Col. Younghusband as the hero of the mission' (it was told her by Mr Allan, her friend from south Africa). Younghusband had got permission to take a missionary he knew who was a master of the Thibetan language and had translated the four Gospels into that language. To avoid diplomatic difficulties he was classed as a lay interpreter. When friendly relations were established and courtesies were being exchanged, the interpreter brought out his Thibetan gospels and presented one to the Grand Llama; the monks also took copies and eagerly read them. She asks her son whether he has read the Centenary Report of the Bible Society. 'It is an Amazing Record' and she gives him a few details.