[Jeanne C.] Carr
I have been groping among the flowers a good deal lately. Our trees are now in leaf but the leaves as Mrs Browning would say are "scarce long enough for wearing". The dear little conservative spring mosses have elevated thei rcapsules on their smooth shining shafts and stand side by side in full stature, & full fashion, every ornament & covering carefully numbered and painted & sculptured as were those of their Adams & Eves; every cowl properly plaited, and drawn far enough down -every hood with the [proper] dainty slant, their fashions never changing because
 May 2
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.0 cm
Reel 01, Image 1052
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