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Hannah Kay [mother]. Letter to James Phillips Kay (College Post Office, Edinburgh [Scotland]).

Dated at: Meadowcroft [Rochdale, Lancashire].

She reports that they have been preoccupied with having guests to stay, including relatives from Limefield. She talks of the effects of the economic depression on the poor and how they literally have to be fed by those who can afford to do so. Papa is very engaged with helping the poor in the community of Bamford. He has been appointed by the Heywood Committee to provide relief to the poor. She gives him advice regarding his final year in Edinburgh [Scotland].

Previous reference number 45.