Wednesday, November 17, 2010

I Hope to Explain

Eads Bridge - St Louis

Postmarked 17 November 1919
St Louis, MO

Dear Mr. Reddall / Sorry I had to leave in such a hurry but hope to explain matters later, now -- St. Louis, a very pleasing (?) trip feel fine and dandy / Love(?), / M-
What an intriguing message! I wonder why she had to leave in such a hurry. It sounds scandalous.

The card itself is interesting to me, too. Still shows horse drawn carriages, and a touch of the fashion of the day. Eads Bridge was finished in 1874, and was the first bridge in St. Louis to cross the Mississippi.

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