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Why surely, I'd be glad to do it; for you, for Evelyn3, most of all for Mrs. Brodstone4. But I wonder what kind of inscription is wanted? There are so many kinds! I should think it ought just to tell something true about Mrs. Brodstone, something that was like her—that we remember her by. Can't you give me some hints, tell me some of the things that, in talking it over, you and Carrie5 have said ought to be mentioned?
The Brodstone Memorial Hospital, Given to the City of Superior6 by Evelyn, Lady Vesty, in
loving memory of her mother, _______ ______
Brodstone, who was born in (Bergen7, wasn't it?) 18--
and died in Superior, Nebraska
She brought across the seas
a high courage,
a warm heart,
a rich relish of life,
and a hand skilled and untiring in those domestic
ar arts which
that give richness and beauty and reality
to daily living.
In later life she travelled far,
much to interest her in distant lands but her heart was
here, and all her journeys brought her home.
Now maybe some special sort of inscription is wanted, laying stress on certain things. If so, you'll have to give me the requisite information, and I'll do the best I can. I do wish I had my typewriter here, dear Mary. I know my handwriting gets more impossible every year, and I hate to put you to the pains of reading it.With love always Willie Mrs. E. A. Creighton1 Red Cloud10 Nebraska JAFFREY, N.H.2 SEP 20 1927 530 AM