LETTER: Jack, Alexander Hamilton Institute, Astor Place, New York to Gerald [N.J.] and Flora commenting on the outbreak of war and which ships were in harbour there. Mona was anxious to return home. Roosevelt would call a special session of Congress to pass a Neutrality Bill.
The sender hopes Gerald will not rush into active service on a destroyer.
The sender comments on the likelihood of people being called up.
Fears for Bertha, Polly and Flora if there was a bombing.