Letter: Margaret Bancroft to Milton Bancroft, May 6,1900

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5 days, return to . T. MOORE, Y SPRING, MD.

SANDY SPRING MAY 5 2PM 1000 MD.

Milton Bancroft Esq. "The Bristol" 15 East 11th St. New York, N.Y.

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Sandy Spring, May 6th, 1900

Dearest I hardly know how to take hold - everything is so different from yesterday where we were together. I am less than half when I haven't my old man. But "Courage" is the word "[chez nous," and in are not going to worry each other with useless regrets but just see the enemy side and rejoice that our life is so full of love.

I must ask thee if I did not con trol myself life a brave girl yester day when my heart was breaking within me. I looked at "Staten Island" as we pulled out and in [against?] thee in a warm [con?] later [illegible ] - I hope thee did not take cold. We had just as easy and pleasant a trip down as possible.

I really did not feel any [trid?] though of course a little

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the magazine thee bought me was a great pleasure, and the story in it by Miss Brown a really decent study of New England life.

Jeannot was asleep when he got here but came in this morning & was delighted to see me, has hardly left my side since, the first thing he said after kissing me was "And [Popertie?] must come too". He has been so affectionatly sweet all the morning, and has toed me about every five minutes how much he loves me. He looks very much better than when he left New York. Mary S. has just come in to see me, & is now reading "Slovenly Peter" to Jean - the old jingles sounds very familiar, and bring back the [Bristol?] life. By the way I shall send this to the Bristol and thee will hear from me Sunday.

I went to see Dr. Brooke this morning, and he thinks we did a

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very wise thing to get this journey over. he forbids riding and orders absolute quiet until this flow, whatever it is, ceases. He does not think it can be the water bag - has given me a tonic, and I think every thing will be all right. The country is very lovely - full of hte color of budding trees and fruitblossoms; but I can only half enjoy for the best of me mentally seems left with thee. Dearie - I am so thankful that we love each other and are married, and though the separations are heart breaking they will end soon I hope & think.

Just one of the trials which mould us. I feel that thee will be able to work better now that thee knows that I am on the way to being all right. This sweet, country air makes me feel better already

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