it a very strong [pure?] book and this is the sort of literature which the public now demand. The public taste on every side is now for reading that is decent and elevating, as opposed to the erotic and perverted tide of dubious trash of recent years. By way of courteous reciprocity, I take pleasure in showing your book to our travelers and even so far four of them have taken the address of the pubishers to get a copy of it. I am very much pleased with your gift, and I know it will do me much permanent good, and I feel that the world will be made brighter and happier by this offspring of your pen--as it is beautifully seasoned throughout with your own personality.Most cordially yoursR. A. Fitzgerald
Yosemite Valley, Cal
Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.
Reel 08, Image 1185
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