Hello cousin: Will answere your card. Now when you did not get that from Forada I thought you was mad I thought all my old friends were “mad,” But now look none aint Will close Excuse my poor hand.” CMC
The card is tied with real ribbon and the gold round portion opens and has this verse:
Thine be the flowers
That bear no thorn.
All thy life’s hours
A summer more!
And underneath, signed “Christine to Anna