Philippa Strachey to Ethel Watts

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Letter sent with 'this horrible document', evidently the agreement for the new building. Queries about the light and the deposit. At Christmas she 'drank the health of the inhabitants of number 62 in crème de menthe of pre-war quality unexpectedly served up by our peculiar cook, who is a sporting character who has never before been in the service of females and finds them a continual surprise.'