I do not know if I wrote you that I did not find the box your mother wanted, as there was note there except one paper box of possibly a dress or some such thing.
All along the road trees are to be seen torn up by the roots, and limbs scattered. I do hope it was not so severe in Windham. This hotel is very comfortable and the town a very pretty New England village. I saw it first from the hill, where it looks its best.
With love to Caro, Dorothy and dear little Cora – not forgetting your own good self. Believe me, Affectionately, Julian My kind regards to your mother."
J. Alden Weir, Dick’s Hotel, Newtown, Connecticut to Ella Baker, Windham, 31 August 1893
Dorothy Weir Young Papers, Vault MSS 1291, Box 3, folder 8, Weir Family Papers,
L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University.