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Letter from Captain the Hon. Frederick Charteris to Lady Louisa Charteris

Kingussie: feels lost at being so far away from her; the road from Kingussie to Fort Augustus has fallen into disuse so they will have to go round by Fort William then up there by canal; unsure if he could propose himself to [Sir Dudley] Marjoriba...

Hon Frederick Charteris; 1836-1887; artist

Letter from Captain the Hon. Frederick Charteris to Lady Louisa Charteris

Hotel Appin: takes belladonna to help him to sleep, depressed by worries at Gosford and gloomy weather at Stirling, but bracing weather is better for him than heat; planned sketches; hopes to go to Dunvegan to see Gussie and Ernest [Noel, Gussie w...

Hon Frederick Charteris; 1836-1887; artist

Letter from Captain the Hon. Frederick Charteris to Lady Louisa Charteris

Dunvegan: misses her terribly; they shocked all the people of Skye by travelling on Sunday; MacLeod says they are all changed here and do not even dance 'they would if they could but the ministers would be down upon them'; describes site...

Hon Frederick Charteris; 1836-1887; artist

Letter from Captain the Hon. Frederick Charteris to Lady Louisa Charteris

Dunvegan: weather muggy and he has a cold; interesting letter from MacLeod from Zululand all about the battle of Ulundi; Zulus believe all storms come at command of a great chief and as Sir Garnet [Wolseley's] arrival was accompanied by heavy...

Hon Frederick Charteris; 1836-1887; artist

Letter from Captain the Hon. Frederick Charteris to Lady Louisa Charteris

Dunvegan: has been seen by doctor who has been staying in the village - the poor fellow drank and his fiancée will not marry him until he is completely cured; not surprised her last picture did not succeed as she is taking on too much although adm...

Hon Frederick Charteris; 1836-1887; artist

Letter from Captain the Hon. Frederick Charteris to Lady Louisa Charteris

Loch Luichart Lodge, Dingwall: delighted to find three letters waiting but fears she must have tired herself; warm welcome from Lady A[shburton] and Mary but doesn't care much about their party which includes the Archbishop of York, his daugh...

Hon Frederick Charteris; 1836-1887; artist

Letter from Captain the Hon. Frederick Charteris to Lady Louisa Charteris

Loch Luichart Lodge, Dingwall: went grouse shooting with Ernest who is none the worse and he himself killed nearly everything he shot at; Gussie has persuaded him to offer himself to Sir Dudley Marjoribanks on the 13th; Lord Brownlow is coming on ...

Hon Frederick Charteris; 1836-1887; artist

Letter from Captain the Hon. Frederick Charteris to Lady Louisa Charteris

Loch Luichart Lodge, Dingwall: summarises the archbishop's sermon; has proposed self to Sir Dudley with the Noels for the 13th; has promised to sketch the house and view for Countess Karoly who is charming. Dated Sunday. [23]

Hon Frederick Charteris; 1836-1887; artist

Letter from Captain the Hon. Frederick Charteris to Lady Louisa Charteris

Loch Luichart Lodge, Dingwall: most of the party have gone to Loch Shiel; he was fatigued by the shooting and stalking; hopes to make sketches if the weather is warm enough; invitations from Edward Ellice and the archbishop's wife; the Baring...

Hon Frederick Charteris; 1836-1887; artist

Letter from Captain the Hon. Frederick Charteris to Lady Louisa Charteris

Hotel Beauly: glad she is in good, kind and careful hands of Dr Potter; hopes Minnie will come at once; has left [Loch Luichart] as people are arriving on all sides and poor Lady Ashburton was at her wits end to know where to put them - they had a...

Hon Frederick Charteris; 1836-1887; artist

Letter from Captain the Hon. Frederick Charteris to Lady Louisa Charteris

Loch Laggan Inn: is working on a charcoal sketch from a little pencil one done on the road; he and Brookie [unidentified] had a twelve mile walk until the coach caught them up and he feels much better for it; had a horrid relaxed throat at Gosford...

Hon Frederick Charteris; 1836-1887; artist

Letter from Captain the Hon. Frederick Charteris to Lady Louisa Charteris

Beauly Hotel, Inverness-Shire: hopes she is well rested from her journey and settled in her home; misses her 'there is no joy in life without you'; wonders how they are getting on at Loch Luichart - the poor housemaid had to change the r...

Hon Frederick Charteris; 1836-1887; artist

Letter from Captain the Hon. Frederick Charteris to Lady Louisa Charteris

Roy Bridge, Kingussie: regrets her suffering 'but I suppose it must be' [she was in the early stages of her first pregnancy]; news of Lord Somers' illness; his health - walked nine miles; Loch Laggan very beautiful but too long to s...

Hon Frederick Charteris; 1836-1887; artist

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