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Letters from Flora Shaw to Louise Shaw, Jul-Dec 1907

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MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 590, Box 1, file 5

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Letters from Flora to her sister, Louise ("Lulu").
  1. (fols. 1-6) Canada, visiting the monument to James Wolfe, 1 Jul 1907
  2. (fols. 7-10) near Victoria, British Columbia, sailing across the Pacific, 9 Jul 1907
  3. (fols. 11-14) Hong Kong, describing their arrival and how beautiful the port is, 29 Jul 1907
  4. (fols. 15-20) Hong Kong, about Frederick starting his new job as Governor, 3 Aug 1907
  5. (fols. 21-29) Hong Kong, 10 Aug 1907
  6. (fols. 30-35) Hong Kong, 26 Aug 1907
  7. (fols. 36-41) Hong Kong, discussing her tea party and matters of the house, 29 Aug 1907
  8. (fols. 42-45) Hong Kong, 7 Sep 1907
  9. (fols. 46-51) Hong Kong, 9 Sep 1907
  10. (fols. 52-55) Hong Kong, describing various parties and dinners she hosted, 16 Sep 1907
  11. (fols. 56-59) Hong Kong, 23 Sep 1907
  12. (fols. 60-67) Hong Kong, 2 Oct 1907
  13. (fols. 68-74) Hong Kong, 6 Oct 1907
  14. (fols. 75-78) Hong Kong, 15 Oct 1907
  15. (fols. 79-82) Hong Kong, sending birthday greetings, 21 Oct 1907
  16. (fols. 83-88) Hong Kong, 29 Oct 1907
  17. (fols. 89-92) Hong Kong, preparing for birthday dinners, domestic matters, 4 Nov 1907 (incomplete)
  18. (fols. 93-96) Hong Kong, mentioning how lucky they are to have arrived at "The day of the ball" without catching Hilda's dengue fever, 11 Nov 1907
  19. (fols. 97-100) Hong Kong, describing Hilda's illness due to blood poisoning, 18 Nov 1907
  20. (fols. 101-103) Hong Kong, describing being injured playing tennis, 26 Nov 1907
  21. (fols. 104-109) Hong Kong, describing Hilda's death, 3 Dec 1907
  22. (fols. 110-113) Hong Kong, discussing the aftermath of Hilda's death, 11 Dec 1907
  23. (fols. 114-115) Hong Kong, 14 Dec 1907
  24. (fols. 116-118) Hong Kong, describing their new house and how life is "going on quietly", 23 Dec 1907
  25. (fols. 119-120) Hong Kong, after 25 Dec 1907 (incomplete)

Dates

  • Jul-Dec 1907

Extent

120 Leaves

Shelfmark

MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 590, Box 1, file 5

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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