Alix von Cotta to Nelly

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Cotta writing from Obermais. She and her mother are staying for the winter in a house belonging to an old Countess. With her first husband she traveled widely in Asia and with her second she managed large estates in Hungary. Her great interest now is the reform of female education in Germany for which she writes pamphlets. Ilse is studying at Munich chafing under the restrictions by which women are hampered there.