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Isaiah L. Kephart to Horace Kephart, September 2, 1888, page 1

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  • Westfield, Ill. 9-2-‘88 Dear Horace, Your good letter of 22nd inst. came in due time. We are glad to learn that Laura and the babe are doing so well. Laura may well at. tribute her success to her “never having worn a corset, high-heeled shoes, or other fashionable monstrosities.” That agrees exactly with what Mis. Elizabeth Cady Stanton once said in a lecture which your mother attended. If ^the mothers and daughters of today would only heed such lessons, how much better it would be for them and the race. We congratulate Laura and her mother on their good sense, and you on your good luck in scoring such a wife. As to an ancestry, I am glad you are interested in looking it up. But it is a
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