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WCA_6C_Westervelt_1935_04_30

Date

4-30-1935

Physical Description

2 pages + 1 envelope

Description

Letter to her mother thanking her for sending flowers and fudge; and describing Pit Party with the Crew team and preparations for hoop rolling.

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4/30/35 Tuesday Darlingest And very sweetest - and most splendiferous mother o’ mine! They arrived - oh they did indeed, in all their freshness this morning, before 8:30. And in the center of this rainy, dreary day - they sit now on my desk, delicate and lovely, and I can't be impatient with the day when there are flowers and it like that - and people in it like you to send them. Oh they are - beautiful. Just as my tulips were separating from their stems & turning a wee bit purple, so that I must discard them - along come May flowers - just as perfect in a simpler way - and more fragrant. I can even smell the woods with the flowers. Where did you get them? And the fudge! But I know where you got them - (it - those - my English!) Only it's half gone already almost. I had been sort of hungering for candy [Page 2] for awhile - & we just had fruit for dessert this soon - so! I've been gorging with Helen's help. I don't believe you’ve ever made better honestly - it melts without thought! ‘Scuse while I have another piece - I can't leave it alone! I'll send the blouse & suit today. Crew yesterday was fun - then the picture of Verse Sp. Choir was taken - incidentally the dial is 11,--- (3 other numbers I can't remember but will send you.) Dorothea says somebody down the street has a short wave set - her family knows them. Pit party for crew was fun - Little Eva there - she had made the squad & was very proud. I've got to practice w [mis-spelling: with] my hoop - tomorrow's the day we roll ‘em. Little Eva is coming up to be given the honor of sewing my gown up - she's elated! How nice that some jobs are honorary. I'm starting my novel today - heaven help me! If heaven doesn't, fudge & mayflowers will! Bless you a thousand fold Ginger

Location

Wellesley, Massachusetts; Schenectady, New York

Tags

Student Life; Athletics and Physical Education

Subject

Flowers; Food; Radio--Receivers and reception; Rowing; Hoop Rolling

Letter from Virginia Veeder Westervelt, Wellesley, Massachusetts, to Mrs. Millicent Veeder, Schenectady, New York, 1935 April 30

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