Walter E. Dandy Letter 03/01/09

1323 E. 5th St.

Sedalia, Mo.

c. March 1909

My Dear Son,

…We have 15th to get clear of before we have a free hand. I believe we could sell it better if we were there. It won't cost much for furniture. I feel like I would rather stay here till you graduate. Of course things may show up later that we might not want to stay. We would like to be with you or near you, but I believe you would get along better with your work while you are studying to be apart. When you were at home you could not study very much. But I hope the Lord will direct you and us in all our ways and may we look to Him for guidance in all our affairs.

Did you find out anything about that tax bill I mentioned to you.

Poor old Miller's case came off a couple of weeks ago. But he has not heard anything from his lawyer. Papa asked him a couple of times. Miller says they will pay him. Papa thinks he has lost out. He has a pretty tough job these days getting round with his milk.

Can you get along without fried chicken if we go to England this summer. Mrs. Meyers says she does not know how I will get along about milk if I go to 15th as I am such a crank on milk. We get some nice milk of her.…

Your loving Mother

Papa says I am Mother of the best boy on earth.