Jeanne [C.] Carr
she does not pity half as much as she loves you. Did you get the Stone Mason about Christmas! Mrs Merrill says there is another John Muir (I don't believe a word of it thought) & that made me consider the possibility that it had fallen into other hands. I had not your address when I addres- sed the package. Mr Butler was in here one day, and carried off your letter, and without my knowl- edge or consent copied and published what you said of the Calypso in a letter of his own to the Boston Recorder. There is no law against such an [illegible] & outrageous abuse of the [illegible] of friendship. Except the law of one's own mind - but his punishment shall be that he never lays finger on letter of mine again. The bewitching name - Calypso, 'the concealed''was his temptation - he 00395
 Mar 15
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