My dearest Wife,
I have received the hat box all right.
The weather is still fine and will I hope keep so, at least over to-morrow, I think I told you the funeral will take place at 3.30.
Tom Coleman is coming down so I suppose we shall make up about half a dozen mourners besides the servants and I daresay others may be in the Church, we shall walk from the old house as it is so near.
Charlotte is better but not downstairs yet. Lizzie has gone over to Sandwich as Edith is rather knocked up. Frank was a little more comfortable yesterday but still confused in his mind, indeed there is little hope of his being otherwise. Maidie and I have been this afternoon to the cemetery with Aunt George and after tea we propose to walk along the Walmer beach to Kingsdown. Tell Arthur if the Sharps are not advised to write to Robinson & Co Corn Factors, Gloucester and say that I am badly wanting the half ton ordered on Sep 16th. Meantime he must order a sack either from Brewer, Sharp or elsewhere.
On Tuesday we must have a good time at Ash looking over Aunt Susan’s things and arranging about their disposal.
I hope to leave here on Wednesday and may possibly look up the trio at Sydenham and get down to Evesham about noon next day, will let you know in a post or two as to that. Shall be glad to see you all again. Maidie and I just in from a long walk to Kingsdown.
Your loving Husband