Will you also inform us whether we are to carry with us such furniture as we need or not?
Also, the best mode of conveyance out of Boston.
If you are unable to reply personally, will you please drop an answer to the care of George Curtis, Esq., cashier, Bank of Commerce, New York?
This letter must have been preceded by another, which has not been found, from these interesting brothers, for on March 18, 1842, Ripley wrote to Dana, who had evidently gone to New York on busi is decided to receive them for three months at three dollars a week, etc. I shall write them to that effect to-morrow or next day. Pray find them out and open to them our Scripture, as you did to Greeley.
They ask me to address them care of George Curtis, Bank of Commerce, New York.
You can soon see whether they are of us and should be with us.
I am glad you had the talk you did with Mrs. Child; to be sure, we can see no way open just now by which they could join us this month or the next
s of the past.
As an enemy went down before him, or as a fellow-soldier in the battle of life fell by the way, he never failed to pay his tribute of affection or respect.
In such composition he was peculiarly gifted.
A single paragraph on the death of George William Curtis, in 1892, a dear friend and associate of Brook Farm and the Tribune, who had been estranged from him for years, is at once a touching example of his literary skill and of his generosity.
It is here inserted:
George Curtis lacked only two years of the Psalmists' period of threescore and ten; but his life was cast in pleasant places, and nothing but what was gentle, graceful, and poetic belonged to his career.
He was one of those fortunate creatures who seem never to be compelled to do anything which is contrary to their inclinations.
From his first appearance upon the stage of action, when he went to Brook Farm, in 1842, to the end at Staten Island, yesterday morning, he always maintained his own views o