|Content Description||Has sent him a post card to let him know they arrived safely in Aswan [probably Ga 2 E 1327]. She loves the sun and heat. There are several people she knows staying there, including Lady Willoughby de Broke [Marie Frances Lisette Verney, wife of 19th Baron Willoughby de Broke], Lady Malmesbury and members of her family. Colonel Bartlett and his niece, Lord and Lady Portman [probably 4th Viscount Portman of Bryanston and his wife]. Expects to stay in Aswan for another fortnight, then leave for Luxor. Speculates about their travel arrangements including discussion about Palestine, Jerusalem and Rhodes. |
Discussion of recent death of Lord Asquith [former P.M. Herbert Henry Asquith, who died 15 Feb. 1928]. Thinks that Winston [Churchill, Chancellor of the Exchequor 1927-1929] is unlikely to reduce Income Tax.
Ga 2 E 1338/3: Envelope addressed to Viscount Galway, Serlby Hall, Bawtry, Yorkshire. Postmarked Aswan 21 Feb. 1928.