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Mrs Hearst asked about you expressed much pleasure that you were working for the Bureau & doing so well. She was very cordial & kind. Mrs Sandborn was with her, & Mrs Flint, she who was Ann Apperson, you recollect her the tall fair haired niece at the Hacienda. She asked after you & so did Mrs Sanborn who is Orrin Peck's sister. Orrin is in San Francisco. Mrs H. said he had just completed a very fine portrait of Mr. Hearst. I presume this is for the Hearst Mining Building at the University of California. Janette his sister was also of Mrs Hearst party but I did not see her as she had gone over to Baltimore to see a sick friend. She was to join the others when their train reached Baltimore yesterday P. M.

Mrs Hearst gave me a very graphic account of the great strike at Homestake when the mine was shut down [[insert]] for so long, you remember [[/insert]]. Mr Greer, the Supt. who is a very able man met the trouble with will and courage. The labor unions are at [[strikethrough]] fal [[/strikethrough]]fault. No none objects to organization, but every one objects to the way that they coerce men & 

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