Alix von Cotta to Nelly

Scope and Content

Cotta writing from Stuttgart. Only now congratulates her on her appointment as Principal of the Froebel Training College (which she held till the College was closed in 1882). Reports death of her sister's husband and its effects on the family life. Hopes her father is now recovered (Mr Lawrence had a serious accident in Oct 1881 from which he never fully recovered. Income greatly reduced and Mrs Lawrence and several of the daughters started a school at their home Fearegg House for four years). Says her correspondence classes give her much pleasure.