Back from Switzerland. Mrs Hooker much improved.
We returned last Monday, Mrs Hooker much the better of the trip.
May I come to you on Saturday next 4th.?
Ever Yrs Aff | J D Hooker
- f1 5586.f1The date is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from J. D. Hooker, 4 July 1867. The Saturday before 3 August 1867 (see n. 3, below) was 27 July.
- f2 5586.f2Hooker had taken his wife, Frances Harriet Hooker, to Switzerland. They evidently returned a day earlier than planned; they had meant to return on Tuesday 23 July. See letter from J. D. Hooker, 4 July 1867.
- f3 5586.f3In 1867, 4 August was a Sunday.