Katharine M[errill] Graydon
It is being very prettily illustrated, [but?] I have consented to send this manuscript to you and to ask you to read it (can you come down to the [lady] mind?), and, if there seems any worth to it, to write a letter to Mr. Johnson to accompany it. I have said "consented," in fact, I suggested writing to you and asking this. I would not ask so much for myself, but for dear Mrs. Nash I can do it. Tell me in a letter just what you think, you will not hurt my feelings - and help Mrs. Nash if you can.Of course you will recognize just what it is, and that there is some art to it. Prof. Bradley says it is "admirable," Prof. Foster that it is a "classic," Please return the MSS. to me with a personal note, and if you should be willing to speak to Mr. Johnson, enclose a letter which I may hand to Mrs. Nash.Mr. Keeler has just returned, radiant with meeting the liberals of N. Y. & Boston face to face. Mr. Johnson, it [seems?] was most cordial. I wonder how you all are this blustering night. How
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