Regrets not having travelled to England, particularly as he was expected at Cambridge where there is an interest in his work.
Informs that three food parcels from Sam have arrived, but one had its contents removed. Wishes to send him money for this, which has been gained from treating patients. Lists the items the family would like to be sent.
Notes Anna is in Hamburg, Germany; Minna [sister of Martha Bernays] is in Italy; and Grandmother and Dolfi have returned from [Bad] Ischl, Austria. Martin's wife Esti is pregnant, and Ernst and Lucie are on holiday in Italy. Mentions Maurice's [Moritz] death.
Concludes with the question: "Are they aware that my name in the world at large and in England is far more respectable that my riches?"