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[postmark: MANCHESTER JUN 22 7AM 1906 MASS.]
[written up side in pencil: [Anne Fields]x x ]
Miss Anne Whitney
[postmark: PLYMOUTH JUN 22 2-30P 1906 MASS. 1]
[written in pencil: 11 [June 21, 1906]]
by = sea
I bear you in the arms of Lord and Wright continually yet while we are in the bonds of flesh we feel the need sometimes (or believe it is our need) to feel the arms of our dear ones near us once again. And so I linger in love and thought about you, and I am hoping that various occupations are presenting themselves to you as necessary for the days of life which may be yet for us - for you and me.
This is not a letter - not even a word to be answered - only a touch of a human and loving hand - from your
Think of George Bortal going at his great age - quietly as he tried, leaving a family to comfort each other but I think Lizzy will miss him.
Good night dear -
I could wish you here with me if it was possible or would be a good to you. your a.f.
Fields, Annie Adams and Wellesley College Archives, "Letter from Annie Adams Fields, Manchester, Massachusetts, to Anne Whitney, Plymouth, Massachusetts, 1906 June 21" (1906). Papers of Anne Whitney (MSS.4): Correspondence. 681.