Rev George Butler to his son George

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Written from Hotel des Capucins, Amalfi. 'Sad to think of you laid up with influenza at Blackheath and Charles with a broken wrist in the Transvaal'. People there in a great fright over influenza. The Meuricoffres all down with it. His mother is suffering from cold for the first time. 'I am fairly well, I hope to be better when the weather improves'. With envelope.

Administrative / Biographical History

'Charles with a broken wrist in the Transvaal'

For fuller account of this accident see 'Letter from Italy' 20 Feb 1890 written by JB when she was staying there with Canon Butler. (See the 'Dawn' 1 Apr 1890, p.9)

See also fragment of letter from JB to [Stanley] [say 1903] in which an account of the accident to Charlie is given.