Letters of Harry James Smith

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byHarry James Smith

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1919 Excerpt: ... conflict now waging. He seems to feel that we shall have to get into it ourselves ere much longer. I almost hope so myself, I am feeling so strongly nowadays that all civilization, all that we hold precious, is at stake: that it is really Our war, and that we are merely leaving to others the fighting of it. My mind is not made up yet. I am not ready to preach this doctrine, but I may be within another month or two.... CVI To M1ss Evelyn G1ll Klahr Standish Arms, Brooklyn, N. Y. 15 June, 1915... It has really been a memorable sojourn for me, up here in my cave of the winds, so high above the harbor. My seven windows give me all lower Manhattan within hand-reach; all the bridges; the East River wharves, with ships from across the world right under my nose, loading and unloading, docking and casting loose: such a constant procession and melee of sea-craft of all kinds as fills this wonderful waterway you cannot imagine; and by night it is simply beyond description wonderful.... CVI I To M1ss Jean Bascom Aboard Freight-boat J. J. H. Brown Lake Superior 30 July, 1915 Jean Dear: The trip has been indescribably delightful so far and we are now speeding eastward, having discargoed at Duluth and taken on a new cargo at Ashland, Wisconsin. This afternoon the distant shores of theSte. Marie River are coming in sight, and beginning to give the impression of the narrowing lake: we shall soon be sailing down the river toward the Sault Ste. Marie, then pass through the great locks (quite thrilling it was, when we came, to feel the boat rising bodily under you, as the water flooded the lock and raised us to the level of the northern lake)--after the locks, the lower river for many miles, with flat green shores, and idle, pleasant landscape. Sequitur the broad, deep waters ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1919 Excerpt: ... conflict now waging. He seems to feel that we shall have to get into it ourselves ere much longer. I almost hope so myself, I am...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217855865

ISBN - 13:9780217855860

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