We took a more inland route than I had purposed for the sake of
resting a few days half way with Miss
Barker – a help the more needful as Edith had a very severe attack of
fever before we departed. this leads me unluckily out of the line of
I will write on our arrival at Keswick. my spirits have received a stunning blow – & tho I can
now be chearful God only knows when I shall again be happy.
This song is not mine. I send it because it pleases me very much,
tune & all. I am to say that the music is incorrectly written but may easily
be made out. I should like to hear Mrs Hughes  sing it. her manner &
voice have left so vivid an impression in my mind that I swear I am musical by
God bless you.
We move tomorrow