Dec 27" 1906
My dear Lady
I am mortified over the wrapper after all the delay. The homespun was scoured and cleaned but it is bound to keep the color of the natural wool, [although] thank Heaven it doesn't smell of the sheep!
It will keep you warm at night and represents our warmest affection. You were very bad to send us back the check, you deserved every penny of it and much much more for your fine speech! With every good wish for a Happy New Year, I am Always yours