Alix von Cotta to Nelly

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Cotta writing from Berlin. Relates what she has achieved as regards the Empress Frederick and Penelope's hope that she would come to the inauguration of the new buildings at Roedean or at least to visit the School. She went to one of the Empress's tea parties and so had the opportunity of showing HM the plans etc. since that occasion she had been asked to tea once more when the Empress said she was willing to pay a visit to the School. She also asked her to go to Cheltenham College to look at the establishment and give her love to Miss Beale. Her plans about coming to England at the beginning of her summer holidays.