The Bungalow,
Short Beach, Conn.

My dear Mr. Stoddart/ Thanks.
I have sent things to ????
Magazine.  One bit is
accepted already.
  I thank you owed me
a call when I left New
  I do not expect to

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return before December.
I go West in November.
Remeber me to your
family. I am well
& happy & hope you
will all be glad to
see me when I return
to the City.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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Transcription by Richard A. Edwards
Courtesy of the Rare Book, Manuscript, & Special Collections Library
Duke University, Durham, NC
Reproduced by permission.