Alix [von Cotta] to Nelly

Scope and Content

Cotta writing from Freiberg. Refers to her appointment at Bedford College better than anything she could have expected to a newly made post with the title of 'Mistress of Studies' it will need tact to make this preparatory department fit in with the more advanced studies of the professional department with the Professors. As a preparation she will get information about 'The mechanism of German schools' and then about the working of some good English High School (such as Miss Buss') She has heard there is a great chance of her friend being offered a post of demonstrator at Cambridge. Some family news.