M A. Robertson


M. A. Robertson


Alice [Spencer Jones]


[4]More after we see your Mr Wood [bye?] love from us both M.A.R.FromUncles Sisterin San FranciscoMrs Robertson [1]Wed. Aug 31stMy dear Alice-You know how very pleased & glad we shall be to see Mr. Wood who is coming this eve. to see us & tell about you Fred & the business-What a shame that Fred has neuritis! oh dear! oh dear! Mr Wood phoned last eve that he would surely come to night.The Buells went away yesterday AM & Mrs [illegible] came in PM is here to see her brother [illegible] off tomorrow Rob was at San Carlos Sunday06260

[2]said Mollie had about decided on an electric automobile to cost $2700 $30 month for keep - if she gets pleasure instead of more worries I'm glad & let us hope she will - Thank your uncle John for the type written poetry. I was about to copy the "[illegible]gold" from Ms Cole's letter, how very good it is & her letter too! all these letters he is so kind as to send to me. We notice what the de[illegible]s say about the [decentists?] meeting at Mr Wilson today & all the week[3]a most interesting occasion for you all & everybody interested & concerned. I know what a most genial & delightful host your uncle John is in his entertaining many of these gentlemen what a "feast on reason & a flow of soul"You must remember much to write or tell me as you know how eager I am to learn & interested in detail even - yes, the tribute from Mr. Muir is a gem, sparkling full & brilliant - I am so pleased to have it with his autograph


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Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26.5 cm.

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