Ralph [Strachey] to Pippa [Philippa Strachey]

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Agrees there must be no stinting on expenditure at home and is now sending £50 a month and can send another £10 is she thinks more is required. Very grieved over the loss of his best books from white ants in spite of the boxes being lined. Opening of the Grand Chord by the Viceroy an enormous success. 'he made the worst speech I have ever heard'. Sent from Calcutta.