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[postmark: BOSTON, MASS. FEB 8 10-AM 1901 5 D] [postage stamp: red UNITED STATES POSTAGE TWO CENTS] [postmark, on back flap: BOSTON FEB 8 12 - M 19 01 MASS. BACK BAY STATION 4]
Miss Anne Whitney,
[cancellation mark on back of envelope, no text]
[in pencil in upper left corner: 29]
16 Pinckney St.
I never thanked you for your pantomine letter of last week! But my heart sings to you like a brook.
We have no change or let-up here, except that my Mother is recovering all right. I have put in some consecutive days of hard work, and feel mightily disposed to fly up to the Charlesgate and "freshen a ruffled wing". (Ever heard or seen that phrase?) Perhaps I can do so on Saturday, perhaps on Monday. When I see the right moment, I shall "take it by the horns while the iron is hot". And with love to Miss Manning, I am ever as ever your
L. I. G.
7th Feb., 1901.
I hope the Knee has reformed.
Guiney, Louise Imogen and Wellesley College Archives, "Letter from Louise Imogen Guiney, Boston, Massachusetts, to Anne Whitney, Boston, Massachusetts, 1901 February 7" (1901). Papers of Anne Whitney (MSS.4): Correspondence. 760.