Marion Foster Washburne
[in margin: but we do not in the least know how to set about it. We are not exactly poor; nevertheless our circumstances are such - we earn what we use - that, if we are to give ourselves a whole year's vacation, we can only set aside safely about $50.00 a month for both of us. And if possible that should include travelling expenses.We have thought of some cabin - one room would do, as my brother]We are both middle-aged people, natively sound & vigorous, but just now suffering from some severe trials through which we have recently passed. Your books have been tonics through this period & now we want to go & spend some months - perhaps a year - under the shelter of those great trees you so lovingly describe. We hope to take into ourselves something of their peaceful vigor.
1913 Aug 25
Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.
Reel 21, Image 0688
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