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3. [preprinted] United States Senate, WASHINGTON, D. C., ________ , 189__ [/preprinted]
[insert: with the] combination of qualities that Sunol posses in her form, strength, breeding and disposition combined. Notwithstanding her sensitive, nervous organisation. Marvin has told me that she was never known to break in a race but once, and that before she was fairly settled.
It seems to me that if you would write a treatise on horses feet it would be of great value to owners and breeders, and an act of kindness and charity to the horses themselves.
Yours Very Truly
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evidently meant by Dr Scott [specially?] for the benefit of his own congregation. The trustees held a meeting to day and renewed his engagement for another year, the opposition amounted to nothing. Yesterday I gave orders for the excavation for the foundation of the dormitory for the girls department, the size and exterior of the building will be like the boys but the interior will be changed some- of course. There will be more parlor and [?] room [?] and a little more accomodation for the teachers
I am not certain but what we should build necessary buildings for the high schools to commence There will need for these schollars [sic] boarding houses
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about change in Record [lium?]
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May 25 1883
Am doing what I can to clean up my desk so as to leave tomorrow morning on Steamer [Brethams?]
Among my papers I find the enclosed which I have not examined but thinking possibly there may be something in them have concluded to enclose them. I have been confined to the house and most of the time every room for the last ten weeks with
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Aug 10th 1883
My Dear Wife
Have been here two days and am able to pronounce a little about this place. It is small and very quiet. The people seem to be very sedate and earnest to give the waters a fair chance. The visitors are mostly German and they and the place have a very different air from [Carlablace?]
The water is not disagreeable and in fact rather pleasant to one who is thirsty, but otherwise to one who has to take three large glasses before breakfast. I am myself observing the directions
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much this morning at the Springs has Host Payne with her young son [Morete?] She inquired very kindly after you and expressed regret that you could not have come here. I miss you very much. I did not leave Paris until 7.50 and our rooms at the Bristol were with inexpresably lonely. I hope you are pleasantly situated and are doing well. The Dr telegraphs very favorably. Tell Leland I think of him very often. With kind regards to all and much love for yourself. I remain yours affectionate Husband Leland Stanford
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with great faithfulness. Tomorrow I am to take my first mineral bath. I walked up there and back this morning and find myself as a consequence quite lame this afternoon. The distance from here to the baths is about 1 1/2 miles My directions are to take the water at Seven a.m Then glass one every fifteen minutes and give a fifteen minutes walk to each glass, Half hour afterwards breakfast and from this time on a bath at 11.30 walking back. [?] sides up. Have met here one of the young Seligmans and his affianced with her father a Mr Low of New York
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Aug 30th 1883
My Dear Boy
Your letter of the 28th giving the pleasing intelligence that Mama "is better" received this day. I have another letter of yours not acknowledged. I have been a little uncertain where to send as Tuesday of this week had been [?] ed as a possible time for your adventure from Havre.
I hope mama will be well enough to join me at Homburg. My time will be up here next Wednesday.
I am doing fairly, but last night had trouble with the back of my head. Love to mama.
Your affectionately Father Leland Stanford
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June 9th 1882
My Dear Wife
Yesterday I went up to Albany to see your mother After my interview. I telegraphed you briefly the result of my observation. About three weeks ago. She had a severe attack of Cholic, the effect of which was a good deal of prostration Before that she was able to walk around the room She contemplates doing it again but since the cholic attack her feet and limbs are badly swollen, and this [unthrkfous?] with her ability to walk. The Dr is now giving medicine to help her If this
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freely and easily and in good spirits. She believes herself now that she will yet visit Palo Alto. Anna M. takes a chereful view though when I first visit her in answer to my inquiry "how is Grand ma" She said she is comfortable now but oh! she had such a hard spell about three weeks ago.
My visit was very satisfactory though necessarily brief. Will go up again before my return home
I am in hopes that next Monday [Mrs H?] [Mrs C?] and