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Great Barrington, Mass., October 20, 1911.

Cameron Currie, Esq.,
Yondotega Club,
Detroit, Michigan.

My dear Cameron:

Your good letter of October 18th is received and greatly enjoyed.

I am glad to know of your trip to Atlantic City, and also to have news from Mr. and Mrs. Penrose.  Thanks very much for the kind message from Mrs. Penrose.  I am exceedingly sorry that I shall not be in Detroit during the visit of the Penroses there.  If they are still with you, do give them both my kindest messages.

That Harvest Home dinner must have been a corker, and I am sorry to have been absent at the time.

If Clarence and Mrs. Carpenter should return via Detroit, do give them both my best wishes.  It seems a long time since I have seen either, and I hope that all goes well with them.

Sorry to have missed Mr. Harvey while he was in Detroit.  The family of Harvey consists of a fine lot of fellows, and I should enjoy very much seeing a representative in Detroit some time.  

I have seen by the Detroit papers of the doings of the Alger sisters in the aeroplane field.  What fun they are having; but the constant danger seems to me appalling.  Not a day seems to pass without some shocking accident, and I am afraid that good luck cannot always attend our friends.  Their proposed hunting party to Minnesota seems to me more sane than their other kind of sport.  It is too bad that 
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