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marrow-piercing chills that have been our Mexican companions.

The room that we have in this "Gran Hotel" is one that was vacated by a dentist because it was too damp. Am glad that we have but one night to stay here. Mrs. Pepper is under covers now (5 PM) endeavoring to keep warm.

While in Mexico City I plowed through the rain to the "Thieves Market" and picked up a few good things for you. Will describe them when I can find a warm place to write.
Have had two letters from Mr. Cobbs saud everything is O.K. for the work. Hope 

Transcription Notes:
.I don't think the word "damp" is correct, but I can't figure out what it is. Dirty? Dreary? Drafty? It looks like a Y at the end.

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