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Correspondence (incoming): Grant, Julia D., 1893 Apr-Nov

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and right glad I will be to see them. Fannie, Ulysses wife has presented me with another little grand son and they call him Ulysses.

My little California grandson Chapman (The little fellow whose picture you so kindly and generously had painted for me, and for which I now thank you ever so much.) has just written me a letter of thanks for his first trousers which I sent him lately.

Hoping you are well and feel hopeful for the senator's good health. believe my your sincere friend

Julia D. Grant

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the Gen'l's suggestion, and I think it is high time I should as my three score years and ten are nearly run and I must be looking to my lamp, and try and leave my little in good order. This long explanation is because you said you would address my letter so, as you supposed my home had changed hands, it is hard for

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me to give up my house, but I must. I have not been in my house since last June.

Dear Madame

Mrs Grant wishes me to say that she began this letter to you, but as she has been quite poorly for two weeks) not ill, but very weak) she requested me to finish it. She is at the sea coast. Mr Ulysses and family are

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Correspondence (incoming): Grant, Julia D, 1894-1895

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you to think she was careless about calling. I have sent your letter to Ida so that she may know you called on her.

Ulysses and family have gone to California only a few days ago. Do you know they are talking of making Ulysses N Y Senator from Southern California nice do you not think? My son Fred has done honor to the name of Grant. I was congratulating you that you were well out of the Union Pacific when I saw it was to be sold by

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that my place now, is near my Nellie. If that dreadful panic had not come last year, I would have made a fine sale of my dear beautiful book, and if I had, I was going to empty the whole of it (one hundred thousand dollars) into your lap, in exchange for your charming sunny house in Washington, and how I would have enjoyed having all my young people with me, but it was willed otherwise and now, I go to the children in place of their coming to me. I go to the Col's for a while and then to Nellie's for a longer visit. Ulysses with his family are still at San Diego, as is my Jesse with his family who are so happy just now in occupying their pretty little house I have given them. Their letters are so full of love and gratitude that I feel more than happy that I

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Correspondence (incoming): Grant family, 1890-1899

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with shopping, they think they had better adhere to their plan of getting back to San Diego as soon as possible. Letters from the children make Mrs Grant and me quite homesick. (The children are quite well.)

We spend tomorrow in seeing Mayor Sutro's new baths, and in the park, and in resting before starting off on the long journey South. We have been hoping

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your recollection of comfortable Coronado would bring you to San Diego, when we would have the pleasure of seeing you.

I am glad to be able to write to my mother that I have seen you and that you are looking well.

Yours very sincerely

U. S. Grant Jr.

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