Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Celery Farm and Palm Forest, Sanford Fla., 1909

This card is from Clarrie Fowler Bass, the aunt and onetime guardian of Jessie's future husband, Will Benton.

Postmarked Sanford, Florida, March 6, 1909

Miss Jessie Burrows
1153 University
Wichita Kansas

Mar. 7, 1909

Dear Jessie,
Does this look trifling?  This is the raw land before it is cleared.  Would a cabin there be homelike?  I had the privilege of cooking a meal at the shack.  My thoughts were of you.  See you later.
Mrs. Bass.