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Letter to “Mums and Fads” [Lizzie and Edward Rose] from Lucy [Rose], December 1895 - Jun 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add. 10138/3/136

Scope and Contents

Asking them to please plant the roots in our gardens, and telling them that [she and her sister] went to some woods with Granny [Anne Brookes Rose] and some other people (they drove and the others went on bikes or on foot) and it was a 10 mile return trip. She also writes that she hopes the flowers will be fresh, and one of her teeth came out (“how much may I have for it please?”).
With a drawing of “Mums”, and another of Dorothy Rose in a countryside scene.


  • December 1895 - Jun 1898


Conditions Governing Access

The MS Add.10138 Edward Rose papers are owned by the University of Cambridge and are open for consultation under the normal regulations of the University Library's manuscripts collections; see

Please cite as Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, Edward Rose: Writings and family correspondence, Add. 10138


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