C[harles] W[alter] Carruth
mountaineer, and the prose (but not prosy) poet are all in evidence in the phrase.With regard to the Book Shower: we should all have been honored could you have been with us. Miss Coolbrith will appreciate you can send her as much now as she would on that occasion--only, if you could take it to her in person it would be worth so much more to her. I am sure that a grip of your hand would give her more pleasure than a thousand books, as much as she loves your handiwork. Her address is 1067 Broadway, San Francisco. Take the Union St. Car (the Presidio line), get off at Jones St, climb the craggy ascent to Green St. and walk two blocks to Broadway, then half a block eastward.The Carruths are fairly well as a family. Mrs. C's health has not been so good the past year as for several years previously, but Irma and Will have both enjoyed the best of health and I am always well. Irma is teaching in the Oakland Manual Training & Com'l High School and Will has just finished his musical work at Yale, and will be at home soon to remain we trust. I am going with the Sierra Club for their Summer trip, and have wondered whether I should have the pleasure of meeting you during the outing.The California Writers' Club, the Poets' Section of which tendered Miss Coolbrith the Shower which has
1912 May 31
Original letter dimensions: 17 x 27 cm.
Reel 20, Image 1021
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