|Content Description||Congratulates Galway on the birth of his son and heir [George Vere Monckton-Arundell, later 8th Viscount Galway]. |
Goes on to discuss politics. Asks if Galway can come [to London?] for a night for the vote over Marriott's amendment. Expresses eagerness to beat "that old rascal Gladstone". [Probably in connection with House of Commons debate over Catholic Chaplains in Troopships].
Date: Letter is dated 27 March. The year provided is based on the known year of birth of 8th Viscount Galway.
Writer is probably Sir Thomas Thornhill, 1st Baronet (1837-1900).