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Correspondence (incoming): Jordan, David Starr, 1895-1900

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Hotel Toyon On the Santa Cruz Mountains A Place of Rest

Wrights, California, May 11 1889

Dr. D.S. Jordan Stanford

My Dear Sir: I am sorry that Frank troubled you about a lease of a plat on the campus, because the matter is not yet far enough along to justify it.

The facts are that now that the children have all left us Ms. Adams and myself do not find it agreeable to live here. We want young people about to make a noise and trouble us.

We shall therefore lease this place and build a new home. We like the University atmosphere and to have young people about. As we have furnished five students for Stanford, we naturally think of that and I asked Frank to find out whether we could lease anything there, within a comfortable walk of the University. I do not want a city lot any where, but, if possible,

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