be far distant. Clara I have wondered if you have said anything to your father or brother, you remember in one of your letters, you said "You did not intend to tell any one else. Now think over it. Don't you think you better tell them. Don't you think your mother will have told your father. I often regret I did not get to ask your father, but you did not want me to, and your wishes are my orders. Of course I don't know your feelings about it, but just judge from my own. You must remember me very kindly to all. I trust you are in the best of health and will keep so. With lots of love my dear Clara, for I love you, love you. I am as ever

Devotedly Edwin