Alix von Cotta to Nelly

Scope and Content

Cotta writing from Berlin. Has had a very strenuous time as from 15 Sep 1897 to a few days before has been without a servant; now she has not only a servant but she has 'Fanny' to look after her. Asks for a building plan of her friend's new school. When the Empress comes to Berlin in Nov or Dec [1897] she will ask for an 'Audience' and 'lay before her your plans and programme'.