A Letter from my Brother
‘My sister must not be lazy but practise harder than ever as people are looking forward to hearing her play! Give Pimperl a good pinch of snuff and my best wishes to Katherl Gilowsky’s bottom. A thousand kisses on your hands dear Papa and my cordial greetings to Nannykin with the hope that she is feeling better - Your most obedient son.’
It is news to me that I was ill. Papa is too quick to say I have the vapours when he finds me quiet. N.