firm active: 1907-1921
minneapolis, minnesota :: chicago, illinois
George Elmslie to Parker Berry (March 4, 1911)
This is taken from the draft prepared by Elmslie for typing by office secretary Gertrude Phillips.
We have received your letter in which you state your desire to renounce coming up here and to cast in your lot with Mr. Sullivan. I know you have carefully gone over all the points with care as === life's turning moment.
Of course, I quietly regret your change of mind and +++++ Sullivan's consideration has had an effect on you in precisely the same way as it had on me. You know in that
|* See why a transcriber is your friend. Nice as it may be to look at the original, reading Elmslie's handwriting is tough under good circumstances, and this one is tighter than most. Clearly he was drilling down into very fine Scottish frustration.|