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Title Letter from Mama to Little "Baby Bunting" (probably Lewis Glass Thompson)
Object Name Letter
Scope & Content Fernandina, Fla.
April 20th, 1897

Dear little "baby bunting"
Mama wanted to write to you yesterday but forgot to buy any stamps--so had to put it off until to-day.
Mamie Starbuck saw Mr. Adams in Jacksonville the other and he said you were getting on nicely and that you were a nice little fellow. Be sure and always look nice as well as behave well while you are away from Mama.
John went to the Episcopal Church on Sunday and the music was fine. The flowers in the Presbyterian Church were lovely but all the congrgations were small as nearly every one went to hear the music in the Episcopal Church.
The flowers in the Cemetery were beautiful too and dear papa's grave looked lovely. We had magnolias and Bay Blossoms and a few roses.
Mr. Williams sent me papers with all the nice things they said about papa and he was such a darling he deserved them all.
Be specially polite to Col. Chipley and those that were papa's friends for his dear sake.
John went to the ball at the Egmont last night. He and Mr. Walker must have had a nice time as they did not get home until a quarter past two.
Mr. Walker says if you belong to the anti Cigarette club send him the cigars you don't smoke. He says he knows you would make a fine Senator.
Give our love to Cousin Ruby and Cousin Tom and all the little cousins and tell them Mama is so much obliged to them for making you such a happy home while you are inTallahassee.
I sent Scott the book of jokes for him to laugh at., they were so funny. Lucy will be home I reckon when you get here.
all send much love to our darling little boy. Write soon to your loving
Mama

Catalog Number 2004.032.013
Collection Thompson Collection
Accession number 2004.032
Caption Letter written April 20th, 1897
Number of images 4
People Thompson (Mrs.)
Thompson, Scott
Thompson, Lewis
Williams (Mr.)
Walker (Mr.)
Starbuck, Mamie
Adams (Mr.)
Chipley (Col.)
Search Terms Egmont Hotel
Fernandina
Jacksonville
Episcopal Church
Presbyterian Church
Tallahassee
Anti-cigarette club
Subjects United States Senate--page
Classification Government & Politics
Education