Monday, 5 September 2011

I am gratefuler than ever before...

From 1888, a simple love note from the hand of Samuel Clemens — better known to most as Mark Twain — to his wife, Olivia.

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!