15 JULY 1978, Page 18

Elizabeth Russell

Sir: I am writing a critical biography of Countess von Arnim, Lady Russell, better knovi as 'Elizabeth' of Elizabeth and her German Garden. I would be extremely grateful for any help that readers of the Spectator can give me. Letters will be carefully photocopied and returned.

Karen Usbome 1 7a Gt Ormond Street, London WC1