Katharine M[errill] Graydon
as soon as convenient I mean to make the change. For it I am working, and planning, and praying.It was a disappointment not to see you all as I came th[illegible]. in September, but my visiting was cut short and I did not linger - I could not It is a long while since I have heard of [illegible] from you such stretch of silence I with might not be. I hope you will write soon, and tell of yourself, of Helen's health, of Wanda's marriage, which, by chance, I have heard. Knew I her new have, I should,write her. Oh, tell me everything! I never wander [beyond?] my interest in and affection for the Muirs. That you must know. When does your new book come out? What are you now working on?I bought a lot, while at home, and am pegging away now to accumulate enough to put up a home. Think of it, the Graydons to have their own home" before they pass on to their eternal mansion! It seems to good too be true, I pan for that little home by day and by night, and am most eager to accomplish this[in margin: I must tell you that this [illegible] has on it 13 pres[illegible]]
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