In this quiet spot I follow you with my mind and heart and rejoice in the great opportunity that was opened this August.
I am sorry not to be at home at this crisis. Mr Roosevelt has made a great political as well as humanitarian mistake [page 2] as you may see in the enclosed clipping.
I am reading Vida Scudders book -- Socialism & Character and am almost persuaded to become [an] out-&-outer. The Truth is surely marching on, and does not seem to be in any one party, but I am glad you Sisters march with it to the Progressives
[written up left side of page] Goodnight -- Loyally -- Mary Mc.D.