James D[avie] Butler
4[letterhead]I enclose an account of the University at the era when you knew it. This paper was prepared by request of the students - to insert in a memorial vol. They also asked me to sit for a portrait in oil which they hung in the Library. Another likeness repeating the blunders Nature made has been painted for the Hist. Soc. which has now a separate art gallery. I hope you keep up acquaintance with Wm Alvord in Frisco. A son of the gen'l's is a Prof. at West Point, and I have exchanged letters with him. But old friends cannot be extemporised. Jones you know is no more. Sorry that we embrace only from the ends of the opposed winds.Yrs.James D Butler01378
1889 Sep 20
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