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To Mrs. G. W. Hale


541 Dearborn Avenue


Chicago


9 June 1894


Dear Mother,


We are all doing very well here. Last night the sisters invited me and Mrs. Norton and Miss Howe and Mr. Frank Howe. We had a grand dinner and softshell crab and many other things, and a very nice time. Miss Howe left this morning.


The sisters and Mother Temple are taking very good care of me. Just now I am going to see my "oh-my-dear" Gandhi. Narasimha was here yesterday; he wanted to go to Cincinnati where he says he has more chances of success than anywhere else in the world. I gave him the passage, and so I hope I have got the white elephant out of my hands for the time being. How is Father Pope doing now? Hope he has been much benefited by the mudfish business. 


I had a very beautiful letter from Miss Guernsey of New York, giving you her regards. I am going downtown to buy a new pair of shoes as well as to get some money, my purse having been made empty by Narasimha.


Nothing more to write. Yes, we went to see the "Charley's Aunt". I nearly killed myself with laughing. Father Pope will enjoy it extremely. I had never seen anything so funny.


Yours affectionately,


Vivekananda.








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To Professor John Henry Wright





541 Dearborn Avenue,


18th June, 1894





Dear Adhyapakji,


Excuse my delay in sending the other letters; I could not find them earlier. I am going to New York in a week.


I do not know whether I will come to Annisquam or not. The letters need not be sent over to me until I write you again. Mrs. Bagley seems to be unsettled by that article in the Boston paper against me. 84 She sent me over a copy from Detroit and has ceased correspondence with me. Lord bless her. She has been very kind to me.


Stout hearts like yours are not common, my brother. This is a queer place this world of ours. On the whole I am very very thankful to the Lord for the amount of kindness I have received at the hands of the people of this country I, a complete stranger here without even "credentials". Everything works for the best.





Yours ever in gratitude,


Vivekananda.





PS. The East India stamps are for your children if they like.


 






 



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