Mrs Innes' brother-in-law has died.
Milton Brodie | Forres NB
I am very sorry you should have such an amount of trouble about Johnnys money. I fear you must still be plagued to get Parlsow or one of the managers to send us a form properly filled up and we will put the money into the Post office Bank at Forres. As the book has been sent the precise sum can be inserted.
We have long been thinking that M
She desires her kindest regards to you and M
Believe me | Dear M
If any less trouble Johnny will give an order of withdrawal simply and a checque for
- f1 4395.f1The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from J. B. Innes, 16 January .
- f2 4395.f2John William Brodie Innes, son of John Brodie Innes. The letter from CD has not been found, but see the letter from J. B. Innes, 16 January  and nn. 2--4.
- f3 4395.f3Joseph Parslow was the butler at Down House. Innes also refers to the managers of the Bromley Savings Bank. See letter from J. B. Innes, 16 January  and nn. 3--5, and Horsburgh 1980, p. 303.
- f4 4395.f4Innes refers to his wife, Eliza Mary Brodie Innes; her sister's poor health was mentioned in the letter from Innes of 29 August  (Correspondence vol. 11).
- f5 4395.f5Mrs Swan's husband and children have not been further identified.