Manalia writes to Rosalie with news that she has permission to be her bridesmaid and talks of the VP Fair Parade in St. Louis the next day.
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October 2nd, 99
I have receive my parents permission to be your brides maid so every thing is all right. Dear Rosie I wish you would come up soon so we could see about our dresses don’t forget to bring those patterns with you because I would like to tell you about them. Dear Cousin The V. P. Parade will be tomorrow evening I wish you were here to see it when will you be up. we are very busy down at the store so I can not write very much. we are all well and healthy hopeing you are the same. Dear Cousin I got a friana (spelling???) from momma last week. it is a little beauty it is just lovely My mother is very good and kind to me I hope you all know that. I will close with best wishes to all from all
I remain your sincere Cousin
4024 S. Bdway
St Louis Missouri