Mlle Souvestre to Mrs Strachey

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She is heartbroken to have to write to put off visit of herself and Lina to Stracheys, but she is convinced that Lina's last bad attack of bronchitis has made it too dangerous to think of. One look at her face, 'pale comme un ivorie' and her mind was made up in spite of Lina's urgings to her to go without her. No date [but refers to season 'peu avancee' in connection with a proposed visit to the Stracheys, which would mean Easter holidays, say early Apr. Year probably 1872.