Alix von Cotta to Nelly

Scope and Content

Cotta writing from 14 Palace Gardens. Sends her good wishes for her coming ordeal (Penelope took her National Science Tripos in Dec 1878) |Hopes her friend will be able to visit her at College before vacation begins on 19 Dec [1878]. She now likes her position better than she expected. After correcting student's English Literature papers 'I could never have believed of English girls before that they perpetrated such gross crimes against logic, grammar and spelling as they actually do'.