Louie W. Strentzel
[Jeanne C.] Carr
[in margin: 568] them alone judiciously” it has always been my opinion that they are at all times glad to see good people; and that they are sometimes even a little bit lonesome when no appreciative human beings come to visit them. Be that as it may, whenever in my wanderings I look upon rare and perfect trees or flowers, or mayhap the trembling spray of ferns over dewy banks of emerald moss, and the thought of their loveliness helps and comforts me all the day. I feel quite sure that in some unknown way they understand, and are hap- pier too for the added blessing remaining with them. I hope though that recognizing the kinship of floral with human life to this degree does not oblige one to[in margin: [Louis] letter to Mrs Carr]
1875 Mar 21
Original letter dimensions: 35 x 11.5 cm.
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