Sunday, September 11, 2011

They Don't Write Like This Anymore II

This short letter by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) is short, sweet and without pretense. They just don't write like this anymore..

Transcript follows. Image courtesy of The Mark Twain House & Museum

Hartford, Nov. 27/88
Livy Darling, I am grateful — gratefuler than ever before — that you were born, & that your love is mine & our two lives woven & welded together!

Hat tip: The lovely "Letters of Note" blog.
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