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[postmark: BOSTON JUN 15 10-PM 19 13 MASS.] [cancel: SOUTH POSTAL STATION 2]
Miss Anne Whitney
[on back of envelope: From 15 Denton Road
[in pencil: [15 Denton Road, Wellesley]]
Sunday 15 June, 1913
Dear A.W. You are very much in my mind - (I guess it is my heart) in these days when I make no sign. How I should like - love - to come to the high Charlesgate, and have high talks with you. That you are good enough to want to see me there, is a cordial to my self respect that is in great need of encouragement. I love to think of you.
But Boston has become a place of forbidden delights
to me, in the present. All the more dear & beautiful to remember are its delights of such days as old & dear friendships had for us, & still have. Now that I am compelled to live as a sort of "cave dweller" - very grateful to the friends who seek my ever open door, I have much time for thinking, and surely there are beautiful things to think about.
Our Lizzy B. is at Pigeon Cove, preparing for the
family flight. Do you know the name of her little house there - so named before she owned it? "Amreeta" & "The Cup of the Gods!" And the great blue bowl that lies before her justifies this name. I have spent so many pleasant weeks there - but now it proves too cold a climate for me, & I go no more. Instead, this summer I go to Sharon, Mass. where there are no Boston east winds, so good for most persons in summer weather, but not for little me! It is a pine wood region, much valued for its good climate, & perhaps I may leave some of my tiresome
cough there, by its tonic. I think it is no further from Boston than Wellesley, and how good it would be if you and Mrs. Stone would make me a motor call - at the house of Mrs. Loring H. Monk.! My! how I should like it! We leave here at three o'clock next Thursday - "providence permitting & nothing preventing."
Once again I thank you for caring & wanting to see me. Indeed I should miss it, if you dropped me out: you, who have been one of the best things in all my life. So I may write myself, faithfully and affectionately your
Greene, Elizabeth Bigelow and Wellesley College Archives, "Letter from Elizabeth Bigelow Greene, Wellesley, Massachusetts, to Anne Whitney, Boston, Massachusetts, 1913 June 15" (1913). Papers of Anne Whitney (MSS.4): Correspondence. 724.