de LONG – ZANDE PAPERS: Series II – Folder 19. Letters to her family. 1924-25.

Folder 19.  Letters to her family.  1924-25.  4 items. 

[February 4, 1924] Monday night. “Alas! I’m reduced to a pencil, for I do hate a steel pen, & I’ve lost my fountain-pen.”

Tuesday night [1924] “well here I am writing at my little desk once more…”

September 17, 1924.  “Dearest mother mine, From the very first waking moment…”

[1925] “Sunday, 7:30 A.M.  Well dearest my owns, if I should engage a stenographer and dictate just as fast as I could make my tongue fly, it would take a whole morning to relate all the details…”

“Monday night And such a rich child am I to have had two letters and a note from Mother today…”

“Wednesday evening Very most dear ones, You don’t know how much Mother’s letters mean, or how eagerly I seize them over the desk in the office.”

“Friday, 6:35 It’s perfectly absurd, dears, that I should have been so mixed about time…”