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Aaron, Fannie and Marcus | to Stella Aaron, 1919 March 11

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Mar. 11, 1919

Dear Mother,

Mr. Hall and Mr. Lawrence left tonight. Mr. Lawrence promised to telephone you if he had time.

I rode horseback this morning. Mr. Zies was supposed to be in charge of me, but we went with the crowd from the hotel. The chaperon, or instructess, whichever she is, comes from Denver. She has a cottage across from


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Moraine Lodge. Father was sort of nervous, so I got an army saddle, also a gentle horse. It went as fast as I had any desire to go, though, for the first time. We went off from the main road, along an old wagon road. Of course there are no hills, and the only trees are pines. That trip would be much prettier if the dog - wood (?) were in bloom. We were gone a little over an hour and a half. I enjoyed it very much.

This afternoon


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Father's and my com-bined forces beat Mr. and Mrs. Brum-baugh's, but other wise he beat Father. He was playing very well. She is rather nice, but she is a talking-machine that never needs winding up. He is humorous and quite funny, but I do not like him, and haven't since I met him.

There was a man in that [ bunch] that reminded me a lot of Dr. [Cudlee], al-though his grammar


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was good. He was very talkative, but I cannot say very interesting. When Mr. Zies gallops, you can see feet of daylight between him and his saddle.

I am sorry Mr. Hall left. He is very nice and good-[natured] and doesn't [booz] up. He is quite a diversion from Mr. Well's in - cessant coughing. At least he doesn't call the waitresses up to introduce them to his friends, calling them both by their first names.




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My dear Stella -

I took the morning off while Fan rode horseback. She had a great time. This afternoon we golfed as usual. Mr. [Grundy wired] me confirming engagement for Monday PM for Philadelphia so I will [leave] Harrisburgh at 1 PM after seeing Fan. off on the westbound train. [Since] Lester is so [busy] I feel we should not disturb him at this time especially in [view] of his coming home later in the month. I got my income tax reports [etc] off and I am glad I


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have that off my mind. I am just going to play bridge to be agreeable to make a [4]'hand for our NY friends. Love