12. E. Scott-Stokes to Harrod, Aug. 9th .
[The only letter from Elizabeth Scott Stokes in the Harrod Collection]
Lee End Lane,
Aug. 9th 
Many congratulations; we have both been meaning to write for the last ten days, when we saw the results in the Times; I suppose there was never any doubt that you would get a first, but all the same the achievement must be very gratifying. We are both delighted.
Poor Mr Woodruffe! & Mr Beechman! they must be very annoyed.
We came back on Bank Holiday, from a very good fortnight of visits. All of them very restful, except for two hectic days at Winchester with the Jacobs. Ernest was as kindlily paternal as ever & very gracious; the Russells were of the party too; do you know Mrs Russell; She is perfectly beautiful & very nice, but I do dislike her husband.
Thank you so much for your letter, which gave us both very much joy. Mille mercis.
I hope that you & your Mother found some suitable spot for your holiday-making. You must come & visit us again in the Spring, if you can bear babies.
With many congratulations from us both,
Yours Elizabeth Scott Stokes
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