Letter from Grace E. Hall to Clarence Edmonds Hemingway

ReadAboutContentsHelp

Letter written by Grace E. Hall in New York to Clarence E. Hemingway, dated February 24, 1896.

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



Pages That Need Transcription

p.
Complete

p.

February 24 '96

My Dearest One

Yours of Thurs & Friday evening received this morning- I enjoyed them so much, especially the reminicience of your Father's early life.

Though we are perhaps not as old in experience as our parents at our age, yet I can but feel that we are better prepared in many ways than they were to begin life's work

Last edit 2 months ago by MaryV
p.
Complete

p.

today has been a beautiful balcony day a perfect joy to be out in it Tomorrow I shall rest most of the day in preperation for the concert -How you would laugh if you could see me now - with my hair all done up in rags like "Topsy" for all the world- You wouldn't know your sweetheart such a guy Wellnever mind we cant be [?] without paying for it and I propose to be [?] tomorrow night Darling (on the quiet) have you heard of Papa's half formed idea of going to Europe for a short time this spring- This really may make considerable difference in my plans how I wish I could have a ten minute talk with him to find out really what he wants to do He is so impossible in a letter You know I would not let my selfish pleasure + ambition stand in the way for an instant of his getting any pleasure or rest that he desired I love my dear father too much for that- but at the same time I should so appreciate being able to stay until the latter part of May if that seemed possible If you have a

Last edit 6 months ago by LibrarianDiva
p.
Complete

p.

chance to talk with Daddy find out whether it would be posible in any way for him to go before I returned home because if not I will come just when ever he likes There is at least no great punishment about the idea of coming home to you- darling Well sweetheart must skip off to beddy A loving tender embrace with my lips against yours my loved one- I can never be lonely dear with my inexhaustable thoughts of you and your love Your own Grace Tell the little sister I will answer her very soon 85

Last edit 6 months ago by LibrarianDiva
p.
Complete

p.

[image: back of envelope postmarked]

Feb 5 PM 1895 REC'D

Last edit about 2 months ago by Khufu
p.
Complete

p.

[image: front of envelope postmarked and stamped]

New York Feb 25 11 AM

From G.E.H. 169- East 63rd St. New York City

Clarenace Edmonds Hemingway 500 N. Oak Park Ave Oak Park Cook Co. Illinois

Last edit about 2 months ago by Khufu
Displaying all 5 Page