Mrs. Orville D. Badwin
This is not only an air of grandeur that strikes you with awe--common to all great trees, but apart from its noble size [and his?] peculiar fineness of beauty & finishplain shaft fluted on [simple?] sweeping lines a peculiar physiognomy. What impresses you as if it were a living being belonging to a past age of mastodons, differing in aspect every feature. venerableA plentiful spring gushed out of a rock overgrown with itsa most charming prospectSo much expression in all every its features any part of the trees trunk great boughs & head seemed to think & speak
1901 Mar 28
Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.
Reel 11, Image 0657
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