Mlle Souvestre to Mrs Strachey

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Says she has heard no news of Elinor since her departure from 'Les Ruches' with Sarah (Griffiths); she is greatly missed by her friends there. Refers to the death of the Princess Orloff, only daughter of Princess Troubetskoy. The body was brought back from St. Moritz and buried in the family tomb in a French village. The most pathetic figure was the mother, a widow, and now left the last remaining one of the family. They are going away at the end of the week and return the first Monday in Oct 1875. Not sure of itinerary after they have crossed the Alps.