1909 handwritten letter

First letter from Hillcrest Cottage

This Friday’s letter was written in January 22, 1909, shortly after my great grandmother, Mary Kimmerly, married my great grandfather, Clarence Preston Duck. I love this letter because it contains the story of the naming of the house, Hillcrest Cottage, which I just wrote about on Wednesday. Great Grandma was writing to Ethel (Duck) Rockey,…