Letter

Scope and Content

Informs that six parcels from Sam have arrived, sent by Sohenker & Co. Mentions the parcel numbered 5 was "pilfered".

Refers back to the question asked regarding his popularity in a previous letter [GB 133 SSF/1/1/19] which he asked in order to establish "how much of the noise had reached your quiet home." Also comments that popularity "...must at the best be considered a danger for more serious achievements."

Hears that Ma [Sam's mother, Marie] is losing her sight, notes that Grandma is going deaf. Mentions that something is wrong with Alexander who is having poor health. Sophia [possibly Alexander's wife?] is going to Berlin to care of Mitzi.