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Powhatan, Va., Jan. 25th, 1918 My dear Mrs. Munford: I am in receipt of your favor of Jan. 23rd and am delighted to hear that Gov. Elect Davis has consented to receive a delegation of women in behalf the extensins [sic] of usefulness of the University to women, and his urging same as a war measure in his inaugural address. Would so much like to be one of said delegation, but fear I must forego that pleasure, since I am suffering with a severe cold and could under the circumstances hardly risk a thirty mile motor trip through our sunny country roads - However, when you apprise me of the day and hour, if it is possible I'll try and join the delegation. We have no telegraph station since our Railroad was taken from us,