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My dear I think you might have written Tuesday or Wednesday to tell me how you were but I suppose you were too busy to remember. Nevermind I have news bad enough for a punishment - there is a Trustees meeting on Sept 8 and I shall have to return for it - so I will go with you on Wednes the 30th to New York. Dr. DaCosta can see you so please stop over - take the limited from Baltimore and we can take the 2:30 on to New York. The principal of Lady Margaret College Glasgow is downstairs and so I have not one moment. If I can possibly afford it I will of course return to you in the Adirondacks but it robs us of 3 days at least. It is cruel. My old woman from whom I borrowed $1000 is dead. Father writes and he is sure Executors will wish the money, so if you can do that and pay the univ. and everything at once I suppose I may borrow it from you. It is due Sept 23rd and I have been much distressed over it. And this Trustees Meeting has utterly upset me. I thought the 1st meeting was Oct but it [letter cuts off]
Letter from M. Carey Thomas to Mary Elizabeth Garrett, August 25, 1893
M. Carey Thomas writes to Mary Garrett that she will have to cut their trip to the Adirondacks short in order to attend a Bryn Mawr Trustees meeting. She also asks to borrow money from Garrett in order to repay a debt.
Thomas, M. Carey (Martha Carey), 1857-1935 (author)