I take my ten cent fountain pen once more in hand. I should say it was probably about half past six or seven in the morning, and not a sound is there to be listened to in this place. It will be hours before anything is doing in the way of breakfast because you are expected to sleep until about half past eight, but having lain in bed all day yesterday when I felt much more like playing tag or doing the “Highwacka,” and having had the light turned out at nine o’lock last night, I simply couldn’t keep asleep any longer. Well they certainly do treat you white over [hare] that is they mean well. But imagine being in bed on a hot day with a flannel nightgown on and blankets over one! And though what there is to eat is most daintily prepared, there isn’t enough of it for a person with such an appetite as I’ve had ever since I got back to college. Yesterday I consumed one
Peggy asks Miss Mann to dinner,
Peggy is in ecstasy
Peggy sadly dissappointed[disappointed]
Peggy in th’infirmary.
Farewell now, slews of love to you both
POUGHKEEPSIE OCT 5 9 30AM 1903 N.Y.
Mr Joseph P. Shipp
Miss May Louise Shipp
1010 North Delaware Street
U. S. A.