Letter from T. Hanbury [Thomas Hanbury] to Miss Casey [Olive Comerford Casey]

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Written from La Mortola, Ventimiglia, Italy. Manuscript

He ought to have written to her from London to say how glad he is that the book's printing is progressing well; he hopes that the French printers do not make too many mistakes; he arrived two days ago with Mrs Hanbury [Katharine Hanbury, Thomas Hanbury's wife] and Hilda [Hilda Hanbury, Thomas and Katharine Hanbury's daughter] after a comfortable 30 hour journey; they have had a lot of rain in the past week, so the garden and hillsides are refreshed, but it would have been better a month earlier; he asks her to send him a postcard to say whether the printing will be finished in a few days; he hopes that her father is better, and sends him a pamphlet on his work in La Mortola improving education for the 'peasants', showing the gratitude of the Municipality of Ventimiglia

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