Viewing page 229 of 283

[[superimpose]] omit [[/superimpose]]
your interesting letter of May 1st is rec'd. and enjoyed. 
I am very sorry for Ed. Hauss. I fear he is overworried. Why not try to induce him to take a long vacation during the dull time of business. The [[insertion]] coming [[/insertion]] winter may see great activity again in his line. The March business was, to me, far better than I expected.
Many thanks for your kind attention to Copper Ranger and other matters of mine. Yes, my esteemed and friendly expert in Coppers, like other Bostonians including Lawson, was a mere league or two out of his bearings; still, the price did advance and let's say "he did it"!
You and your family are keeping well I trust, to you all, I sent kindest greetings. The growth in buildings here since Louise's time is great. 
Very sincerely yours 
Charles L Freer
Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research. For questions or comments regarding sensitive content, access, and use related to this collection, please contact