Mrs E Thomas to Mrs Tanner

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Written from Wimbledon. Yesterday she had a letter from George [JB's son] asking her to come to her sister at once. On arrival she was much shocked at her death like appearance. The doctor summoned said she had had flu and it was a miracle she had survived. Now she is here she is able to relieve Con so that she can rest by day. Little Josephine keeps so well.

Administrative / Biographical History

Emily Georgina, née Grey (see note for letter of 26 Jan)

'I left Emmie rather poorly with sore throat.' This was a stepdaughter of Mrs Thomas, a daughter of Mr Thomas by an earlier marriage.

Con. is Constance Bolton (see note for letter of 26 Jan)

'Little Josephine keeps so well and jolly.' See note for letter [1 May 1891] [see note for letter of 26 Jan]

Biog: Mrs FW Thomas, Constance Bolton (Con.), Emmie Thomas