|Content Description||Reports that she was stung on the eyelid by a horse fly. Regrets that illness has stopped her from going to see Chillon Castle, but her husband Geoff [Geoffrey H.J. Skeffington-Smyth, later Fitzpatrick] has been up in the mountains and to Caux.|
Goes on to discuss the Socialist riots in Vienna [on 15 July 1927, demonstrations in Vienna resulting from a general strike turned violent and nearly 90 people were killed]. Hopes there will not be a revolution.
Commiserates about the poor summer for partridge shooting, and hopes the pheasants will fare better. Brief social news including the travel arrangments of the Whitakers. States that Mary Thynne [daughter of 5th Marquess of Bath] is to marry [Charles Wilson, 3rd Baron] Nunburnholme, and disapproval of the engagement of Lord Weymouth [Henry Thynne, later 6th Marquess of Bath]. Note that Lord Weymouth married Daphne Vivian in 1927, they divorced in 1953.
Ga 2 E 1296/2 is an envelope.