It is fine that you are coming in March and for a month! You may be sure that we will manage to take you in. The Factory position looks quite favorable just now—wouldn't be like a fairy tale to have it come about [although] there is nothing fairy like in the way we have worked.
Ellen has been a perfect trump! We will keep our eyes open for a charming [page 2] card and have a big [booming?] meeting for the western sisters.
Give my love to the children and believe me always your J.A.
Feb'y 1st - 1901