Alas, these dreams are impossible to realize, but the reading of your book takes their place & it must become a source of enjoyment for many readers on both sides of the Atlantic. As for me I count myself among the most attentive & the most sympathetic of these readers. To thank you enough is impossible.I have learned by our friend Sargent the happy accomplishment of your journey through Asia & it has proved to me a personal satisfaction. Those grand impressions might never have been gathered from (these) long03453trips for the war a little later would have rendered them impossibilitiesI finish this letter in assuring you that your short stay in Berlin has left a most friendly & durable impression which I am proud to be able to consider as recip[illegible]al. When I now look at the Sequoias, young & feeble as yet which ornament my gardens at Scharf[illegible]berg it is with other eyes than before that I see them. The now appear to view under the prism of your beautiful book Once more a thousand thanks for a gift so precious.Accept Sir the assurance of my highest consideration & of my true friendship.Your wholly devotedCarl Bolle03453
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