[Charles Sprague] Sargent
Martinez, Oct. 16. 1897My dear Sargent.I know very well what you have suffered on account of the deadly danger your daughter was in, for I have two daughters & years ago they were near to death. I see that poor good able & amiable Stiles is dead. This death, disease & pain business of our nature is horrible amid the joy & harmony of our blessed world. and we can only hope & trust that there is a still better world beyond this.With this I return good Abbot's letters I think his estimate of Pinchot is just, I'm sorry to say. I thank you for letting me see them Remember me to him when next you write. Making his acquaintance I always regard as the best gain of that tree year.The venerable three H. fellow who calls you
1897 Nov 16
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