Jane Addams to Sarah Alice Addams Haldeman, November 22, 1910


My dear Alice

I sent you a copy of "Twenty Years at H. H." today [although] Macmillan has been so slow sending me my copies that you may easily have gotten one from the book seller by this time. I have been at Mrs Bowen's for almost a week with a distressing abscess on my face. It seems to come from a tooth but in spite of much lancing and digging at roots the source of the trouble has not yet been fully eradicated. We have been very much distressed [page 2] over the garment workers strike and I was fearfully tired when I came which may [account] for the length of time.

Mrs Bowen sends her love to you as does your loving sister

J. A.

Nov 22" 1910

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