James Lockhart Goodloe."
Attorney and Counsellor at Law."
No. 118 Madison Ave. Memphis - Tenn.
March 15th 1911"
Dear Mrs. Armistead."
On the day your letter came, I mailed you copies of my other poem to dear Jerrie.)
Dr George+ C. Phillips of Lexington, Miss. Who, you know, was an Oxford boy,"
class of 1857, a Delta Psi, and fond of Jerrie, had the two poems and published them. He
send me 50 copies of the last one and I mailed 48 of them to his (Jerrie's) old friends & to
you & [?] Dabbs. My love for Jerrie was, & is, unbounded by time. My folks say that
my friendships are all "loves." Be it so! I find that those who have "gone to sleep" are
still with us & it is a consoling belief."
Often have I wondered where you were since our pleasant meeting where I saw
you to the train for Hot Springs. I heard, afterwards, that your [?], Mrs. Sanders,"
I trust that you are well and happy, as I am, barring the loss of so many of my
friends and relatives. The past is full of those dear shadows, but I am cheerful that God
thought me worthy of having this happy draw on earth."
Very truly & respectfully-
James L. Goodloe
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