Anne W. Cheney
long, so I hope you will forgive the brevity of this note, & also the egotism which prompts me to write of my- self – We have followed you in the Overland, & father is particularly interested in the last article – shall look forward to the others with infinite pleasure, & hope the book will follow soon – The nuts &c you so kindly sent by mail from Tamalpais, weeks, & then I thought I had gotten over it, but while I was in New York I discovered I had in- jured my back in some way, & have now been confined to the bed for two weeks, to- day I am sitting up, but with a pillow at my back, & there is no knowing when I shall get over it — I am not strong enough to hold a pen very
[New York ?]
1874 May 14
Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 23 cm.
Reel 03, Image 0077
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