Henry S. Butler
[James D. Butler]
cannot remember your name." Then I saw that he had asked me all those questions while he was trying to think of my name. He hated to confess that he could not remember it. Very often the first thing I see on getting up in the morning is Dr. Soule taking a walk. He is very erect in his walk-quite remarkbly so I think. I have read this term "Vathek" by William Beckford, Franklin's Autobiography, First part of Don Zuixote" transla- ted by Motteux, Macauley's "Lays of Ancient Rome" and "Legends of West" by James Hall, a book in Golden Branch Library about 30 years old, containing some very beautiful stories of that country where I was born and bred, and where I hope my home will always be. Please send me my term bill. I am very happy to learn of my mother's improved health. I send my love to her, and my sisters. Your Affectionate Son, Henry S. Butler. Prof. James D. Buter. Lake-Wood Cottage Madison, Wisconsin.
Exeter, N. H.
1873 Mar 21
Original letter dimensions: 25 x 39 cm.
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