Letter from Grace E. Hall to Clarence Edmonds Hemingway

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Letter written by Grace E. Hall in New York to Clarence E. Hemingway, dated March 29, 1896.

This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.



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Sunday Eve 11 PM March 29th. 96. My Own dear Love. I have had oh! such a happy day, here with these dear friends Do you know Claire, Mrs Lane is one of the most ideal women I have ever come across, and Frank, - well you know Frank. Mrs Lane has just been to kiss me goodnight and she says - give him my love - meaning

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you, of course. It has rained heavily today - so that we dared not attempt church and sunday school, so I read Ruskin to Frank - giving him some new thoughts to think of; and Mrs Lane read "Bonny Brier bush" aloud to us, & after dinner, we all dressed up in short skirts rubber boots - caps & [ ?] & took a grand hill climbing walk in all the rain - not minding it one bit - The scenery

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was glorious and when we got home we changed our clothes, & cracked and ate butter nuts in front of a huge open fire place & what an ideal day it has been - Then we went in the big carry all to Christian endeavor - which Frank led, and I sang twice for the people, and spoke too - dear - and now we have been sitting, we three, chatting and gossiping, all

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the evening - I trust - darling that your sunday has been just as beautiful - God bless you, darling, Your own Sunshine.

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