If you dont know him, wont you let him come to see you if he can get away? I should be so happy if you could be friends before as well as after the wedding.He will not be able to meet me here until the end of April, so you will have time to pack your suit cases! And where we are to be married depends entirely on the mercy of [illegible]perverse for[illegible] powers. We have chosen Italy, but they refuse to believe I've been born. Wh. makes it [extremely?] disagreeable for me (my certificates were burned).I am off now to look up the C[illegible] & put [him?] a [question?] or two- So I have only time to tell you to send me your blessings by return [fast?], & to tell you that you simply must come
Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 25.5 cm.
Reel 16, Image 1133
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