Ralph [Strachey] to Pippa [Philippa Strachey]

Scope and Content

He is alone as Arthur, Nelly, Miss Beck (a guest) are out at a dinner party. Tells her of a new game of chess, describes 'a day as spent in Allahabad'. He has great hopes of this letter passing her somewhere in the Red Sea as he has heard rumours that the Chairman (i.e. their father) is coming out. Sent from Allahabad - Arthur's house.