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only finished it this afternoon. The last of the papers was of less comparative value to me than to a great fraction of your immense parish of readers, because I am so familiar with every movement of the Pilgrims in their own chronicles. Deacon Pitkin's Farm is full of those thoroughly truthful touches of New England in which, if you are not unrivaled, I do not know who your rival may be. I wiped the tears from one eye in reading Deacon Pitkin's Farm. I wiped the tears, and plenty of thDeacon Pitkin's Farm. I wiped the tears, and plenty of them, from both eyes, in reading Betty's bright idea. It is a most charming and touching story, and nobody can read who has not a heart like a pebble, without being melted into tenderness. How much you have done and are doing to make our New England life wholesome and happy! If there is any one who can look back over a literary life which has pictured our old and helped our new civilization, it is yourself. Of course your later books have harder work cut out for them than those of any other