Bade, William Frederic
the tragedy – her husband’s attempting to kill her by smothering her – she slid into the seat unconscious. With promptly offered assistance she was “carried out,” and later told her unsuspecting escort of the astounding facts. This sounds extremely melodramatic, but I have heard my father and others relate the incident many times, and feel quite sure that it is true. I believe that Lady Yelverton returned to England – completing her trip around the world – living there in quiet a number of years, my family hearing from her occasionally through messages brought by friends and by letter. Miss Sawyer’s letter said that you like some information concerning my father and mother’s lives, and I will write a brief outline of each shortly, and send you. If there is anything otherwise I am glad to be of any possible assistance. Regretting the scantiness of materials in my possession, I am Most sincerely - Gertrude H. Mills
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