Written from Lausanne
Describes how ill she is. States that she does not like Mrs Fawcett's corrections, 'and shall be much grieved if you think it necessary to adopt them. I like the Manifesto as it now stands'. Above all they must not 'allow the smallest note of discouragement to be heard'. She then adds the remark: 'Mrs Fawcett could never be a leader, dear woman, for a leader should always be most full of hope and courage in the darkest hour'. See note for letter dated 31 Oct to Miss Forsaith.