Document ReferenceGa 2 E 1298
TitleLetter from Violet Skeffington-Smyth, The Continental Savoy, Cairo [Egypt] to her father George E.M. Monckton-Arundell, 7th Viscount Galway; 21 Nov. 1927
Date21 November 1927
Extent2 ff (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionHas arrived in Cairo from Alexandria. The hotel has improved since their last stay. They are going to Helouan [Helwan] for a fortnight, before returning to Cairo. The Nile is still high, and the water level is nearly to Mena House near the pyramids. Informs him of an encounter in Egypt with Mrs Edward Foljambe who lives near her father. Comments on the hot weather, and the fact that her husband Geoff has rheumatism and indigestion. Provides an address in London for Noel.

Ga 2 E 1298/2: Envelope postmarked 21 Nov. 1927
Termtravel, Egypt
rivers, Nile
flooding, Nile

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA79898Smyth; Violet Frances Skeffington- (1880-1930); Hon.; née Monckton1880-1930
NA79899fitzPatrick; Geoffrey Henry Julian (1873-1939); Lt. Col.; formerly Skeffington-Smyth1873-1939
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