Joanna [Muir Brown]
temporary, and that she will soon begin to improve again She is at the University of Virginia where they are holding a Summer school, and where a good many of the friends of our girls were attending so as it is a beautiful place and high - at least above the malarial line, we thought best to send her there, as she could attend any lectures or classes that interested her and so give her something to take her mindI saw in the last Outlook that President Roosevelt is already arranging a trip of scientific research [to?] Africa, with a party of scientists, and it occured [to?] me that he July 17 08My dear brother John: -Margaret tells me that you are still at the old home, writing and reading etc all by yourself; For a good while I did not know whether you would be in the Alhambra Valley or with dear Helen, in her solitude, and so I kept putting off writing, - -It is a good thing that our thoughts can run on so easily, without the aid of even pen and paper for thus we can almost live with those we love though absent in the body -04243
Port Norfolk, Va.
1908 Jul 17
Original letter dimensions: 17 x 27 cm.
Reel 17, Image 0755
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