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21 6 1904. My dear Father - Today I received your kind allowance of one hundred and fifty dollars. Have stored away in a Savings Bank fifty of it. I thank you for your great kindness and have soon to be able to do more for myself. Work is just now looking up - - and I am soon to go down to the City Editors again and storm them. I am doing good work for the Academy. I hope you and mother will be able to come over this Spring. I should like to meet you up here if you do but I think you would be happier in some Hotel near here. My health is good I am growing thin, sorry to say. This evening have been playing checkers with a friend of mine (an illustrator). This winter I have done considerable reading on advice from Mr. Ford. I like London but at times become rather lonely. Love mother and all - William.
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