1895-12-05 SF Chronicle

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1895-12-05 SF Chronicle - would delay the settlement I have not had time...
would delay the settlement I have not had time to think about the future I have planned and planned so often for nothing Frits and 2 had a glorious plan once We were going to buy Mount Tamalpais and make a happy hunting ground of It That would have been jolly Now we have to be serious and settle down and think what we shall do I know that block of ours is a disgrace to the city We have It all except that little point and the three feet upon which the late respected Sawyer Sawyer put that barrel sat on It and held possession Now we will have to buy out the heirs to that estate It is one thing to own a block and another to have enough money to do all you want in a minute Im so happy to be free The doctor prescribed the rest cure and Z was in bed for six weeks I was not allowed to read nor to see any one I was fed by programme seven times a day and I gained twenty pounds The only trouble is Im afraid I cant stop now that I want to I used to amuse myself by playing solitaire The doctor then permitted me to get up and I had another another six weeks of being an interesting invalid but now I am all right - Thomas H Blythe died on April 4 1883 and the contest for the possession of the dead millionaires estate began soon after his demise The first claimant claimant was his housekeeper Alice Edith Dlckasos who declared that she was Ely ties widow She made a stubborn contest but it availed her nothing If Blythe made a will as was popularly supposed that document was never put in evidence during all the years the legal battles were being fought The estate

Clipped from San Francisco Chronicle05 Dec 1895, ThuPage 2

San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, California)05 Dec 1895, ThuPage 2
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