[Enclosed] is the check for my most extravagant presents and for the dinner which must have cost much more than $12.00. Please don't send me back a penny, and believe me most grateful for all you do for me.
Mary is just skating asthma but is as yet unscathed. The snow is certainly mountain-high and every thing as queer as possible with the schools closed & the factories threatened.
Always devotedly yours
Jany 17" 1918