W. A. Meane
you had so cunningly and skillfully made with your own hands.I appreciate, perhaps, more than others the struggle you had to get through college, and also appreciate the great mark you have made in the world. I am now sixty-four years old and you must be over seventy. I have just lost my wife, which causes me to revert to my early days.The University of Wisconsin has grown, as you have grown, and is now a great institution, as you are a great man, - known all over the world. I extend to you my felicitations on your climbing up the ladder of fame.I wish you the compliments of the approaching holidays, and trust I may hear from you.Kindly give me your San Francisco address when you are there, so I may make another effort to visit you when I am in that city.With kindest regards, I remain,Sincerely yours,[illegible]802 Central Bldg., Seattle, Wash.
1913 Dec 16
Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.
Reel 21, Image 1077
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