be sent by the first opportunity.
George & Ann must not forget us.
Your ever affectionate Mary.
The Carlyles are again mentioned in a letter written while crossing the German Ocean.
Steam ship, German Ocean, Thursday, June 11 .
. . . We have some very pleasant passengers.
A German lady with her father and little girl.
What a strange idea foreigners have of America!
This lady who appears very intelligent asked us if America was anything like London!! Then we have a German Prince with huge mustachios; Clara played whist with him last evening!
I do not know as I shall be able to speak to you when I return, I see so many lords and ladies!
but in reality these lords and ladies are not half as agreeable people as some of Henry's literary friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Carlyle have more genuine worth and talent than half of the nobility in London.
Mr. Carlyle's literary fame is very high, and she is a very talented woman —but they are people after my own heart—no