[much of this was interpreted in relation to her being ill with a heart condition] [seal of the organization] VIRGINIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY CHARTERED MARCH 10, 1884 [image of two men in armor, each holds a staff. they flank a coat of arms which has atop an image of a woman, perhaps Elizabeth I] CONDEREET TRADERE
VIRGINIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY, W. GORDON McCABE, PRESIDENT WILLIAM G. STANARD, CORRESPONDING SECRETARY AND LIBRARIAN. ROBERT A. LANCASTER, JR., TREASURER. ANNUAL DUES $5.00 LIFE MEMBERSHIP 50.00 RICHMOND, VA., Jan 11 1916.
My dear Mrs. Munford I know you as too good a friend of Mary's to [ask her to do?] anything which may injure her. While her heart is somewhat better Dr. McGuire is not at all satisfied with her blood pressure & is about to put her through a course of treatment which will help in the end; [bed?] will be [illegible] now. Her best hope for [decided?] improvement is to have entire rest & absolute freedom from any responsibility which can be avoided for many months to come. Looking after her large house & looking