In a word, the story, honest and unaffected,
yet vivid, has in it that touch of nature which makes kin of us
How actual knowledge and experience broadens our minds! Your
appreciation of, and charity for, the weaknesses of those living
a lonely life of deprivation on the frontier, impressed me very
much. I wish too, that what you say about the canteen could be
published in every newspaper in America.
Very sincerely yours,
M. F. WESTOVER, Secretary Gen'l Electric Co.
THE MILITARY SERVICE INSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES. Governor's
Island, N. Y. June 25, 1908.
Dear Mrs. Summerhayes:
I offer my personal congratulations upon your success in
producing a work of such absorbing interest to all friends of the
Army, and so instructive to the public at large.
I have just finished reading the book, from cover to cover, to my
wife and we have enjoyed it thoroughly.
Will you please advise me where the book can be purchased in New
York, or otherwise mail two copies to me at 203 W. 54th Street,
New York City, with memo of price per copy, that I may remit the
Very truly yours,
T. F. RODENBOUGH, Secretary and Editor (Brig.