W8752 TO REV. CALVIN MCQUESTEN, B.A. from his mother, Mary Baker McQuesten
Mar 30 1914 Monday Morning
To: Calvin McQuesten Bracebridge Ontario
As usual I am lazy after breakfast and taking my ease in bed and have no pen and ink here, but I want to say what I have been thinking. You might just as well go over to England and spend your time in London as Washington. You see the winter rates are still on and are much less than later and you could live quite as cheaply & I rather think more so in the old country, so do not be planning to go back to Washington unless you have to, perhaps your trunk could be sent up. I am sure it will do you a world of good. The spring in England must be lovely and the sea voyage would be bracing. Mary Taylor went last year on the Adriatic in April & only paid second class fare for first class accommodation. I wish you had some company but you might pick up somebody agreeable. Hilda is going down to inquire all particulars as to passage. Think I would go by White Star from New York, there are four sailings in April. Then there is the Atlantic Transport from New York. Mrs. James went by that April 4th & 11th. You will see them all on page of Globe. But we will inquire in the meantime as to everything and you come home fast as you can and talk it over. Mrs.[Browne?] New York has just arrived, will stay for dinner.
Your loving mother