does not agree with you. I saw the little poem in Scribner, dedicated to you, and wondered if the lady was an ac- quaintance of yours or on ly an admirer of your writings. You are certain ly becoming very famous my brother and who can tell what future you shall unfold. I have not seen the Sec Gordens yet but [underlined: shall] soon. I have been here with Mary and Willis more than a month and am enjoying myself more than I had ever anticipated, for I cannot tell you how precious these wild and [illegible], [illegible] prolific of darling little flowers which I have never seen before, of luxurious mosses and beautiful ferns, are to me, the noble old pines, the hemlocks and the graceful balsms and spruces too, are all new to me so far as
1879 May 31
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