Correspondence (outgoing)

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ALS to May Hopkins. Invites Mrs. Hopkins and Mrs. Park to luncheon. May 5, 1891; ALS to May Hopkins. Their feelings for May and Timothy; thoughts on religious faith June 12, 1891; to Timothy and May Hopkins. Welcome home. Aug 11, 1891; L to Mrs. Upson. [photocopy] 4-Nov; ALS to May Hopkins. re decorative screens she needs for Washington house 1891 Nov 16; ALS to May Hopkins. seasonal greetings; climate in Washington and their health 1891 Dec 23



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Dear May

Mrs. Loomis and Mrs McKenna will take lunch with me next Saturday and I would be pleased to have you and Mrs Park come. They will come at half past ten we will go over the University grounds, see the Horses and being back home in time

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for one o'clock lunch and perhaps you and Mrs. Park will join us in this. I have also invited Mr. Loomis Senator Felton and Mr. McKenna to join us but the Gent's have not yet formally accepted but if they do would not Tim joine [sic] us.

I feel better to day than I have in three days and think I am nearly over the attack of illness.

Remember me most kindly to Mrs Park

Yours sincerely Jane L. Stanford May 5th / 91 Palo Alto

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Dear Tim + May -

We welcome you home with warm hearts and open arms. Yours truly

Jane L. Stanford August 11th/91

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Palo Alto Menlo Park, Cal. June 12th/1891

Dear May, I did not want to meet you again for the purpose alone of bidding you Good bye. Mr. Stanford and and[sic I] both feel too strongly towards you and Tim to part with you for so great a distance and conceal all we feel.

Mr. Stanford has said that about your going that has evinced a depth of feeling quite unusual for him and I want you to remember that you will be thought of talked of and prayed for all the time you are away. Prayer means so

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much dear May, it means you are confiding to the best and truest friend and helper, that a mortal being can have, and the oftener you talk with Jesus, the nearer He comes till at last you feel you could not exist without His sustaining power Do try it dear May. Learn to lean on Him and all the trials, crosses, sorrows of Earth are borne with a sense of gladdness, feeling that Earth's pleasures are so transient so incomparable to the life we shall enjoy beyond this. Think what a power you could be amid the young of our beautiful State - what a power with Tim, and your darling child, all have souls that need awaking

and if you could be the means to do this work, what a life would be yours, what an example among your young friends. You are unique and exceptional now, in your dignified your circumspect devoted attentions to husband child and home. Go another round higher and lift them up to a spiritual sense of their obligations to a patient, tender loving Saviour who stands ready with outstreched arms anxious to embrace you to His heart. A loving devoted wife and mother two of the most sacred obligations of a womans life and which you represent to the whole world in which you move, if it could but have

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