Letter: S.C. Brinkley (Abbotsleigh) to her son, Charles (India)

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assures him his wife has arrived safely, "How well Ld. Salisbury has managed the Armenian difficulty, one feels such a comfort he is Foreign Minister. Moving about opens one's eyes to the strange and sad state of the world, it strikes me painfully the change in manners, the open licentiousness, the absence of truth, the greed far money, the infidelity, the looseness in which marriage is looked upon - women without natural affection as regards their children, it is horrible ... and the time when all this comes to pass is the last days"