Anne W. Cheney
you will find, in com- parison to Cal. & what you have already studied & seen. I am sorry you did not speak to Mrs. Prof. Kellogg, but perhaps you will have another chance; her sister who lived with us last winter, is now with her in Oakland, & I should like so much to have you meet, she (Miss Brock- way I mean/ has heard us talk so much of you, that she is very anxious to see you, & I know you will find her a charm- ing person; do make an effort to see her, it will pay you – My health is better, & I hope by winter to be well as I ever can be; I suppose the fall I had in the spring has shaken the nervous system so much, that I shall never be a perfectly strong woman; it is hard to look forward to a life of half invalidism, but it must be accepted, & perhaps I shall find something to compensate by & by – Father says most decidedly that he will return to Cal. in the coming fall,
[New York ?]
circa 1874 Aug 9
Original letter dimensions: 34.5 x 11 cm.
Reel 03, Image 0133
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