Contributed by Kathleen Haynes
Contact Myrtle Bridges June 09, 2011
This letter is written on photo printed stationary from the "Hollenden" hotel of Clevelenad, Ohio.
Cleveland, Feb 1st 1903
My dear Miss Tate-
I am always glad to get some news from Morganton and you are so good to write me such on interesting letter.
I went to Morganton quite unexpectedly on my return from Florida last spring, and spent several days there.
I was sorry not to have had the pleasure of meeting you while there. Nor did I see Miss Annie Irwin while I
(Pg 2) greatly missed you both I had a most pleasant visit with my other good friends. I will spend my winter
in Cleveland. My Mother Father and brother are at Miami. I think Miami and Palm Beach are the most charming
places in the world. Miami was over run with visitors last winter and I think the same condition exits at the
present time. There are quite
(Pg 3) a few nice boarding houses there, they are all very expensive con-sidering the accommodation I got very
good board and room in a private family for 1000 per week. If you will write to my brother he will give you all
information possible or secure you a good place if it can be had, his address is B.F. Quilling Box 75 Miami Florida.
I am very sorry to hear that Miss Sue is in poor health
(Pg 4) and hope she has speedy recovery. Please excuse paper I hope you will enjoy your trip to Florida. Please
remember me to all my friends and believe me
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