Letter: S.C. Brinkley (Taunton) to her daughter-in-law,Evelyn (India)

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is pleased she is expecting another child and urges her to take care of herself, family news, "The whole of England appeared to go mad about Gladstone, it is quite a relief he is buried . John was in town for his C.C. dinner and went to Westminster Hall to see the Coffin 8000 people per hour went by the coffin 'all sorts and conditions of men' he said it was a remarkable sight. I suppose the Government were bidding for the Radical Vote next Election - it was not pure affection ! What a mass of humbug this World is !",