“...something amazing, a boy falling from the sky” (mckenzee) wrote in damagedproperty,
“...something amazing, a boy falling from the sky”

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 1892

MY DEAR MA: I can’t account for your not answering my letter. I am in an awful condition-walking the streets without a penny, with no overcoat and no place to sleep; and then my own mother will not help me. Well, I don’t think you will see me alive again if I can get something to put an end to all my trouble, for I am sick and tired of all this. If you care to keep me from doing this send me $10 or $15 by mail as soon as you get this, so I can get a room someplace for a week. If not I shall most surely carry out my plan. Then you will have no other person but yourself to blame. At this moment I am wild.

The letter was unsigned.

ok, so the story and the photo are unrelated. I thought they complimented each other. Mr. S.J. Thompson survived.
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