My dear Mrs North
May I thank you for the generous check which came yesterday and thank you for your kind letter.
The memory which you pledge is very dear to me and I hope we can make the house worthy of its best friends. Your daughter came in for a case the other day looking so well and we are all delighted that we are to have more of her very [page 2] efficient help this winter. Hoping to see you soon, I am
Oct 4" 1911