Jane Lathrop Stanford Papers

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to see his horses and to be present on Tuesday at the sale. He has not been here before since our return East. This afternoon I went to see Hattie Alexander and sat an hour with her both her children were brought down stairs to see me. She delights in them and is proud of their health and their inteligence. [sic] She has been redecorating and refurnishing her house and it lookes [sic] very much changed. She has taken down all the dark woods and replaced with onyx and gilt and one room is faced with lavender and gold satin on walls and furniture and is very fine. After I reached the Hotel a card was brought in with a few lines written on saying it was Della Clements who formally lived with Mrs. Hopkins. We had her come in and she had followed us here from Was. She wanted some idemnification [sic] from the R.R. Co. for the killing on the road of he [sic] father in May before Mrs. Searls died she went [to] Methuen and saw Mrs. S. She was then quite feeble and looked weak and sick but they had a talk but not a satisfactory on to Della she related to us her life

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ten days to day. Yesterday a Mrs Coffing called she had met me at one of our receptions at Washington a most distinguished looking old lady and a true friend of Mrs Hopkins and yours. She lives two miles and a half out of the Village.

I have extended this letter for there was so much in common with us here - and I wanted to say more but better not. Give my deepest regard to dear Mrs Parks - I trust she keeps well. Give the old time affection to Tim. Love for yourself and dear Lydia, and, I thank you for your loving thoughts of Jennie. I had arranged for her to go home and be with her Papa and Mamma and little sister - have arranged for the festive

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