Mlle Souvestre to Mrs Strachey

Scope and Content

Has just finished 'Felix Holt'. At the moment life smiles upon her; Lina is well, some pupils are arriving, she is reading Phedre aloud to Lina that evening. Will she give her apologies to Lady Grant [mother of Mrs Strachey] for not writing her and explain how busy she is. More about the Harrisons, Mrs Strachey and her connection with 'Middlemarch'.