She has heard nothing from Mrs Strachey and there are no two ways of interpreting her silence. The only points that surprised her were that she came to a decision without hearing her and without meeting her. She thinks the establishment will carry on: its reputation is made and the parents are far away, but to her who founded it and to whom it belongs it already no longer exists 'son esprit est change'. She asks if she and the General are satisfied with the studies made by Dorothy since she has been at 'Les Ruches'. It seems impossible that if she [Mrs Strachey] had been better informed she would have seen more clearly. With envelope.