June 5, 1941 – J. William Young to JSA

  • June 5, 1941 – J. William Young (Knoxville, Tenn.) to JSA –

Dear Mr. Apperson:

Thank you ever so much for your letter of May 26. I had hoped by this time to write you rather definitely. But measles came. Billy is getting over his. Gayle has not started hers. If she waits too long she may be sick during the first part of July.

Your Tongue Mountain camp on the main lake would be ideal and I expect that the one on North Inlet would make a good vacation spot, too, though I don’t recall visiting it. One of the boat houses at the town of Bolton Landing would doubtless have a canoe that we could keep with us.

We have been thinking in terms of a week or ten days.

Just now, the measles keeps me from saying anything more definitely. But please don’t let us put you to inconvenience. If you had rather have us after July 14-17 instead of before, please say so.

It is mighty good of you to make a camp available to us. We must both remember that arrangements are on a “test-man basis.”

Your paragraph about 7,600 acres including Paradise Bay is indeed good news. “Article Seven, Section Seven” is taking on more and more significance.

I’ll write again just as soon as we know more about plans.

With best wishes, hastily at the office,

  1. William Young