[notation at top left] I will see Mr. Smithey but better a little later! The men here are difficult!!
Oct 29 -1919 - Lawrenceville Dear Mrs. Valentine, I am so sorry for you to have the worry about the convention. Yes I think a Southern man for speaker or as I said before some woman - prominent in war or civic work. Could we have Senator Mapp and a woman too? I never meet many adversaries of Bryan but there are doubtless plenty & I am always afraid to introduce politics in my conversations. Is