Sperry Dividends

1961-01-04-gryLetter transcription:

[Wright 513 – handwritten by David]
Dr. R. S. Yegerlehner
Physician and Surgeon
Kentland, Indiana
1-4-61

Dear David:

The Sperry dividends came today, so I deposited $3.00 to your account. Don’t forget to add that to your balance.

Nothing much to write about this soon. Dad has been awfully busy since you left. He had to go to Watseka to help on surgery last night. Didn’t get home until after 8 o’clock. He had to go to Geo. Ade this afternoon to assist Dr. Gery. I am at the office now. He just returned from the hospital at about 4:30, so we are rather busy.

Your stock came back with your name corrected. You are supposed to sign some papers and return them. I think you can sign them when you come home again. The stock salesman will be here tomorrow and will tell us. If they are in a hurry, I will send the papers to you to sign and return to the Company.

Are you taking any vitamins? If not let me know and I will send you some. You were complaining about being tired. Maybe it is because you need vitamins.

Love Mother

©2016 copyright owned and transcribed by Deborah Sweeney
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3 thoughts on “Sperry Dividends

  1. davidmadison1942

    That second paragraph gives you an idea why they were only a few years away from moving away from Kentland.

    “Are you taking any vitamins? If not let me know and I will send you some. You were complaining about being tired. Maybe it is because you need vitamins.” Well, I’m still tired….and I take my daily vitamins.

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  2. chmjr2

    I was curious about the $3.00 deposit in 1961. My inflation calculator shows that today you would need a little over $24.00 to buy what that $3.00 would buy in 1961.

    Reply

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