Joseph C. Pickard
324I came here to be near a dying brother - dying of cancer of the bowels. He went to final rest the 11th inst & was buried the 13th in our family lot, in Auburn, this state. - I shall probably remain in New England till after commencement at Bowdoin College - the Alma Mater of 3 brothers & myself & some nephews - & of more on the way! I must visit Harvard - the "nest of muses," where I have a godson for whom I was sponsor years ago. - I have two brothers in Boston, one in Portland, & a sister here. I am much at home hereabouts! Of father's 13 children, seven still survive, the oldest 71 the youngest 52. My son Charles is a prosperous lawyer in Chicago - 1147 Monodnock Building, where he would be very glad to see you. - May I not hope to meet you in one of your flittings across the continent? If ever in California, I shall look for you.Very cordially yoursJoseph C. Pickard
1901 Apr 24
Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 14 cm.
Reel 11, Image 0687
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