Harry Fielding Reid
Glacier Bay? I hope you received the copy of "Glacier Bay & its Glaciers" which I sent you about four weeks ago; it was only published during the summer by the U.S. Geol. Survey. If you did you have probably noticed that I am trying to keep a record of the changes that American glaciers are undergoing & I hope you will send me what information you can on the subject.I was in Cleveland a week ago and saw Bert McBride, who has devoted himself to business with great assiduity; I saw Cushing too, who still has his pristine quaintness. Adams is at Harvard where I hear he has a very good position. Morse is in Cleveland but I did not see him. Casement, I am told, died abouttwo years ago; you remember what a jolly little fellow he was.My family has increased since I last saw you. My second child is a girl & is now 15 months old. Don't you every come east? I am settled in Baltimore now and I can assure you a very hearty welcome at any time that you can come & stay with me.I am temporarily in Chicago, or I am sure that Mrs. Reid would want me to send you her kindest regards. She often speaks of you and of your two lovely children, whose pictures you gave Mrs. Reid on that awfully hot night in New York.Hoping that we shall see you on this side of the continent before long.I am very cordially yoursHarry Fielding Reid.
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