Ethel Smyth to Millicent Garrett Fawcett

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Manuscript letter. Written from Coign. Dated 8 Nov 1924. Explains in reply to a letter from Millicent Garrett Fawcett that the performance of the Mass has had to be postponed till 31 Jan. She always knew that it would be 'quite impossible to work up in the time'. Hopes also that the Mass will be performed at Gloucester. Manuscript note on the top by Millicent Garrett Fawcett: 'Dear A. This explains itself. I wrote to ES to ask what had happened about her Mass. Write it down in your diary for Jan 3, 1925.'