Fighting for France: 1915

February 20, American Hospital, Paris

McConnell describes his strong interest in Mademoiselle Guérin and says that writing to her "is the only way I have of bringing you nearer to me." He discusses activities at the hospital, including the arrival of several German prisoners of war.

February 27, Neuilly-sur-Seine

McConnell confesses he is "deeply interested" in Mademoiselle Guérin. He asks to meet her later in the evening, because he has "had a weight on my soul ever since you left me, for I noticed you drooped a little and seemed sad."