Joanna [Muir Brown]
2is to me, a great treasureThe portion relating to yourself and the family was read in tears and I wished with all my heart it had not been so true; In other words that the hard things had never occurred so they would not have been there to record. Thank you dear John for the dear book.Well, the summer is past with its heat and its many experiences and we have moved out into thisOct [7?] 19[13?]622 Hawthorn aveGinter Park,Richmond Va_My dear Bro. John:-I have been so long in thanking you for the lovely book. "The Story of my boyhood and youth", that I hope you do not think I did not appreciate it.It is a charming bit of natural history, and with the sketches of the two old houses, the one in which I was born, and Hickory Hill, every nook and corner of which is engraven on my memory05569
1913 Oct 7
Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.
Reel 21, Image 0860
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