Jullia M[errill] Moores
2I am very much alone. Are these the still waters of which David speaks? I have not been well - for the summer has been hot - yet in many ways it has been very beautiful. There has been much rain - followed by great heat. The grass and trees of the city are green as in early spring, and we sit on our porches and enjoy them. Merrill has been at home - or in town rather - the most of the summer His duties at the office require him there all day & most evenings. He is a hard worker but can turn quickly to relaxation when he gets a chance.3Charles & his wife and dear little girl are away. The bay is with her grandmother at the seashore - her other "grannie" - who has the care of her, much to mine and Merrill's discomfort. She is a perfect marvel to Merrill and a constant source of delight to us all - Emily [illegible] - Janet's condition, during this heat - has not improved. She suffered a mild attack of Typhoid fever from wh. she recovered wonderfully, having the most perfect care. But she does not gain strength & has lst some ten pounds. But I must hope that when frost02721
1900 Aug 22
Original letter dimensions: 20 x 13 cm.
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