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to have company when she is hardly unpacked in her new home, but the care of the sheep, horses, & cows made it impossible for Fleet to go on a wedding trip, so they went directly to "Grassmere" after the wedding & reached there at 11 o'clock at night. It was a sensible thing to do, but they seem to have had to receive guests, almost at once. Fleet's parents & his sister began invitations & visits right off & now Mrs. Parsons & the New York cousin, but soon [[strikethrough]] they [[/strikethrough]] Alice & Fleet will settle down & get their house in order as well as care for the stock & the chickens. A farmer can't go away from home  if he does everything suffers. Mrs. P. will be back here today.

On Saturday I had a telephone message from Mrs Hearst asking that you & I come & take lunch with her at the New Willard on Sunday. I said you were unable to come being in Oklahoma, but that I would come. It was a little cooler yesterday & I went, & did the best I could, but it was hot!
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