Letter from Henry, August 3-14, 1877

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Letter from Henry, August 3-14, 1877

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Travel; Friends and associates; Landscapes; Preaching; Pastures; Family; Railroad travel; Indians of North America; Congregational churches; Mountains; Cost

Description

Henry writes this letter to share his journey from Cleveland to San Francisco. Henry met some of his old classmates in Cleveland before heading off by train. When in Chicago he recommends getting a seat on the northside of the car where the scenery is best. At most stops, Henry attends a sermon of some kind. He describes plains, hills, canyons, rivers, mountains, capes, and lakes along his travels--each unique to the area. While in Cheyenne, Henry met someone who used to preach with his father in Wooster. Arriving in San Francisco, Henry makes notes of all the hills. He has dinner with Dr. and Mrs. Kerr. Dr. Kerr mentions that he has been teaching English to a young Chinese lawyer for $40 a month. The sleeping car from Chicago to San Francisco was around $34.

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Noyes, Henry Varnum

Source

Loose, The College of Wooster, Special Collections, Noyes Collection

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Unpublished

Date

1877-08-03 to 1877-08-14

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Council on Library and Information Resources Hidden Special Collections Grant

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PDF

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eng (English)

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Text

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noyes_c_journal_913

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Friday Aug 3d 1877
Said good buy to the dear ones
at home and took the train for Cleveland
at 8:15 this morning. Reached Cleveland
between 10 + 11-o-clock and went at once to a
hotel. After lunch about noon I went to call
on my old classmate Mr Waterson. I found
upon inquiring that his office was in the City Hall.
I opened the door and saw him standing Talking
with another man. He looked so natural that
I knew him at once. After he had finished
his business with the other man he turned to-
wards me as though he expected I had some
business but when he looked me full in the
face his countenance suddenly changed and
he said "Why I declare is this Mr Noyes." After a
word or two he turned towards the table where
a man whose head was partly grey was sitting
at the table and said "[?Heu?] you ought to
know this man" and then I saw that it
was Brinsmade. After a pleasant chat
with them in which reference was made to
the apples and hickory. nuts that Edward +
I ate during our first week in college they
told me that Macomber had an office not
far away, was in the insurance business

2 Mr Brinsmade went with me to call on
him. He staid behind and let me go
into the office first. I walked right in +
went inside the outer railing to go up to the
desk where Macomber was sitting. He looked
a little surprised to see me coming in so
unceremoniously + scanned me closely til
I got close up to him when he recognized
me and gave me a most cordial
greeting. It was a kind of pleasant sur-
prize all around meeting there friends
of a dozen years ago and I enjoyed it
very much. Afterwards I went out +
found my old scholar (Mary Higbee)(I
have forgotten her name as changed) + had
a pleasant cal there and at old Mr
Higbee's. Mary was not at home when I
arrived but soon came in. She had seen
me from across the street and said to
a friend she was with, "I do believe that
is my old teacher." She has two children
she says she still has the little birds I made
for her with my pen at Lodi. After going
back to the hotel I had only time to get
supper finished when we went down to the
depot + about 7-o-clock went on board the

train for Chicago. When Hattie going if she wishes 3
to go by this route + leave Seville by the evening
train she can do os by going to elyria in-
stead of Cleveland. I thought of this after we
got started. we got a sleeping car and ar-
rived in Chicago at 1/2 past eight in the
morning and left t 10-30 AM. It is
some distance between the depots but
there are omnibuses standing ready [?to?]
go from me to the other. If you (Hattie) wish
as you can go through from Chicago in
one week. The train which leaves Chicago
Monday morning at 1/2 past 5 Saturday evening
or to Brooklyn station where Mrs Kerr will
be expecting you at about 4-o-clock.
Sat Aug 5th We happened to get at Chicago
a section on the "[u]President[/u]" a car which
was on exhibition at the Centennial and is
a very fine one with cooking arrangements
at the rear. You ^(Hattie) must get your section
on the north side of the car if you can. I pre-
sume you would think of this anyway. It
of course is the shady side + I think it is
on the whole the best side for scenery. We

4 were fortunate enough to have this side
all the way to Ogden, beyond that we
had the other side but the cars were hardly
ever so full but that we could get seats
on the other side during the day.
Left Chicago at 10-30 AM, rode all day
through a splendid farming country. The
crops are chiefly corn and oats with some
wheat. I do not expect it will look quite
so pretty when you come as the corn will
be ripening. [--But when you come--] But now
it is all green and there is something
grand and beautiful in these immense
corn fields reaching sometimes far as the
eye can see. The whole county is sufficiently
rolling not to seem monotonous. The long
rows of cotton wood trees between the fields look
very pretty. Crossed the Mississippi River in
the afternoon but rather to our Chagrin did not
know it was the Mississippi at the time. I
remember seeing three steamers on it. Reached
Cedar Rapids. Find Mr Dows a very intelligent
pleasant sensible man, the rest of the family

also pleasant. Had several games of croquet 5
with the young ladies. Preached on Sabbath eve-
ning to a union meeting a missionary sermon
which I learned afterward was well received.
Left Cedar Rapids Tuesday evening at 8.30 PM
Wednesday Aug 8th Reached this morning
the valley of the Missouri River. Sat for a long
time on the platform as we were coming to Omaha
the city makes a very fine show in the dis-
tance, has two or three quite prominent building.
Our sleeping car from Cedar Rapids to Omaha
was the "International" from Omaha to Ogden
the name was "[u]Laramie[/u]". Saw this
morning a man rolling with two horses hitched
to the roller and he was riding a third one to
drive. We were an hour or two in Omaha + I
walked up into the town inquired for Judge
Reed (Jo Reed of Haysville) but did not find him
learned afterwards that he lived in [?Corral Bluffs?]
not Omaha. Left Omaha at noon. For a
time found the country rolling and covered with
small trees but as we went on we find the
trees disappearing. Before going a great distance
strike the Platte River and go up its course
for a long distance, a wide plain with hills
far away on either side. After 100 miles or so the
hills disappear and are more across [--the--] a plain like
the wide sea. I got [?Cropett's?] Guide Book sold by
[Note: the following is written vertically in the left margin]
Our section both on the President + Laramie was the second from the forward end of the
car on the right hand side. Get a [u]rear[/u] car if you can, ours was not

6 the news boy on the train, as a companion of
the voyage and a useful ^one. I am not quite
sure that I have got the name [u]exactly[/u] but
I think I have. Just at dusk saw a herd
of Antelopes in the distance
Thursday Aug 9th We are now clear beyond
fences and cultivation in one vast field
where people drive their cattle to graze at
pasture. Early in the morning saw the
plain black with cattle for a long distance an
immense herd of a good many thousand.
This is the only employment^(rearing cattle) of people in
this region. They can raise them with only
the experience of the herdsmen to keep with them
on horseback. Found out this morning
that we had for a fellow passenger Rev
Mr McCandlish formerly of Wooster. We had
thought this gentleman looked as though he
might be a preacher but had not got
acquainted until about this middle of the
forenoon. I was then inquiring of another
man something about the preachers in
Cheyenne and he said I presume that gen-
tleman could tell me more about it as
he is acquainted with most of the ministers

in this region. So he took me to him and 7
he found out that I had been in China
and inquired my name I told him it
was "Noyes." When he said "Are you the
son of [u]Varnum[/u] Noyes?" I told him
that I was and then he said that
he used to preach in Wooster and
had made a very pleasant visit at
Seville not so very long ago. Of course
we were acquainted at once and had
some good long talks together. He
wished me to mention in my letters have the
fact of my meeting ^him and wished to be
kindly remembered to you.
I think it was at the station
[u]Antelope[/u] looking out the north side of the
cars I notices a little log cabin with [u]green
blinds[/u]. Sat a long time on the platform
^lookin towards the right hand side of the train during the afternoon and saw several deer
+ a great number of rabbits which one
of the passengers kept shooting at but did no
damage to any of them although he would
sometimes make the dust fly pretty near them.
Friday Aug 10th Took breakfast at Green River

8 station + if I recollect aright it was here
I saw the first China boy waiter who
made me think a good deal of our
Ayau in Canton only he is shorter. He
resembled him in the liveliness with which
he jumped around.
Rode from Wahsatch to Uintah on
the cow catcher. One of the passengers a
Mr Gilman from Chilicothe Ohio got here,
mission of the superintendent for himself +
friends and + it was there I got the op-
portunity. Sarah Anderson + Mr Cutter from
Cleveland , but who has been in business in
California, as has also Mr. Gilman, were on
with us awhile but they got off before so very
long. Mr. Gilman + I staid on until we
had reached the plain country at Uintah.
I cannot give the particulars of scenery
through Echo [--can--]Canyon. It was quite
rugged, the rocks very high and steep in
some places. Hattie will find the objects men-
tioned in the guide book, pulpit rock is too
plain to be missed on the right hand side.
Between Echo Canyon + Weber Canyon there is
one peculiar group of rocks on the right hand

side part way up the hill. They will be 9
distinguished by the fact that two of them
possible more stretch up like a [?monkey?]'s neck
+ head, or a camel's long neck + head. I
hardly knew which was the best comparison.
After coming our of Echo Canyon the train
stopped. The distance to the entrance to
the narrows of Weber Canyon did not look
over half a mile. I asked the engineer
how far it was and he said about
6 miles. I could hardly credit it but when
we started I pulled out my watch and
found that it took us fifteen minutes to
reach the place on this down grade. In
fact all the afternoon we were plunging
down a rapid grade. No steam is needed
to take the cars along but they have to be re-
strained with brakes. The one thousand mile
tree, the devil's slide + devils gate are the
main objects pointed at. I do not think
any of this scenery next ahead of, or even
hardly equalled the scenery on the Lin Chau river.
I suppose the mountains may be higher. I suppose
the clearness of the atmosphere makes them seem not
so high so they really are. I forgot to speak

10 at the proper place of the Church Buttes. They
are worth seeing, are on he left side of
the track. There is some good scenery after
leaving Green River Station, but everywhere and
always dry as powder, everything parched.
[--Sfter--] Towards evening rode a long while on
the platform along the shores of Salt lake
until quite dark. A very pretty sunset, pe-
culiar in the silver brightness of the clouds.
Sat Aug 11th We reached Ogden yesterday at
6:15 PM. There was no name to the
sleeping car we got from there to San
Francisco. To day passed the palisades
of the Humboldt + and travelled along
the Humboldt Rover. Towards evening came
to the Humboldt sink where the waters of
the river sink into the ground with no
outlet. Saw the moon set [u]three[/u] times.
It went down behind the hills and I
thought it was gone but after awhile it
appeared again some distance above the
horizon. Again it seemed to [--go--] go down
and I thought it had said good night

sure but after awhile we came to a 11
more level country and to lo! the moon
was shining again. Saw Indians for
the first time to day. Their high cheek
bones give their faces a very broad ap-
pearance. They all had on American
clothing. They say [--need--] they do not
generally do much work but beg or
cheat what they get. They men looked
as [--they--] though they would be pretty
strong. Arrived in Reno at 11-45 to
night when we stopped for the Sabbath. It
is a place of 2 or 3 thousand inhabitants.
The country al around seems like a sandy
desert except 2 or 3 beautifully green
fields that are irrigated and on which
is growing a crop of "alfalta" (I am not
at all sure that I have got that name right.)
It is a species of clover which grows very
rapidly and they cut 2 3 or 4 crops a year
I am told from the same field.
Sabbath Aug 12th Start this morning to
the [?Canall?] Congregational Church. I went to

12 the hotel clerk in the morning and
asked him if there were any churches
in town. He said yes there was a Methodist
church and an Episcopalian church and
a Congregational church and a Baptist
church. I asked him if there was
any Presbyterian church. He said
no, but says he, "The Congregational
church is [u]just the same[/u]" [--Saw--] So I
started of course for the Congregational
Church and heard a first rate ser-
mon preached by Mr Pope from the
text "ye are the salt of the Earth."
I waited after meeting and got ac-
quainted with him, stayed to Sabbath
School and accepted an invitation to
preach for him in the Evening + preached
from the text "And went and told Jesus."
Monday Aug 13th Left Reno this morning
at midnight. Reached the summit of
the Sierra Nevada mountains just as the
morning light was breaking. Found it
quite cold. We could only get one berth in
a sleeping car at Reno so I was in the

rear passenger car. With the first dawn of light 13
i got out on the rear platform and sat there
all the time we passed through the snow sheds
which are almost continuous for 4.5 miles
and till we passed Cape Horn + reached
the breakfast station. The glimpses that I
got of the Nevada mountains through the
opening in the sheds made me wish the
sheds were glass for I am sure we
pass through some magnificent scenery. After
we get through the sheds there is some
very fine scenery. One place which I believe
they call the American Canyon is very fine
+ of course Cape Horn is well worth seeing.
We passed through some places where there was
been quite extreme gold mining. You see
the water carried in wooden flumes and
sometimes in pipes all around for washing
the gold. As we came down to the flat
country it became very hot and dusty. I
think it was late in the forenoon that
we saw the mirage splendidly. The guide
books tell when to look for it. We saw it
way on the right hand side of the cars.
The deception was perfect but as we drew nearer
what had looked like little green islets were only

14 spots of verdure in a sandy waste.
We arrived in San Francisco and next to
the Morton House. I forgot to speak about the
way they dispose of wheat on the great wheat
fields that we passed. here and there on the
fields would be great piles of straw and wherever
there was a pile of straw there was also a
pile of bags full of wheat, piled up in
very much the shape that cannon balls are piles
up at an arsenal, quite a number of layers
and of course each layer one bag shorter and
one bag narrower than the layer beneath it.
There were thousands of bushels in a single
pile. It seemed rather odd to see wheat
stored in that way right under the open
sky and away form any house or farm.
They sometimes leave it so for weeks (as [?or?]
that time of year there is not the least fear
of rain), until they find it convenient to
draw it away.
To begin again at the Morton
House, after dinner at about 7-o-clock I
set out to find Dr Loomis. I went to 713 Bush St
but he was not there. A little girl at the door
said that no such man lived there. I went

to a little grocery + found a directory published in 15
1877 which said Dr. Loomis lived at 713 Bush St + so
I went back rung the bell + a lady came who told
me that Dr Loomis had changed his boarding place to
1505 (I think it was) Jones St I found Jones st
+ walked in the direction 1505 ought to be
climbing up than those steep hills till the road
ended at the high bank. I went to the nearest
house and asked what the no of it was.
The woman said that she did not know but that
last year they lived on a corner the other side of
the street + it was 1100 + something. It was
now a thick fog and there were no street
lamps burning in this vicinity. I pursued my
inquires until I found that this street con
tinued on the other side of the hill through which
the street had not yet been cut, that I
would have to go round to get to it. This
man [--had--] of whom I was inquiring had a
directory which gave the place of the Mission
school which I had forgotten 800 Stockton St. So
I engineered my way hither and found
Dr Loomis hard at work in his school.
Tuesday Aug 14th Went this forenoon by myself
over to Brooklyn + took dinner with the Kerrs.
It seemed real nice. Dr Kerr says that he is

16 managing to get along pretty comfortably in the
way of support, practices a little but not much
teaches a class of Chinese who give him $40, a
month and is teaching Chinese to a young
lawyer. He preaches in Chinese every Sabbath to
a lot of factory hands. The Board did not
allow him home salary for a ^whole year and stopped
the allowance for his children. They are begin
ning to take the back track a little now. I think
after all he has done the Board has treated
him pretty shabbily. He says he has [--not
knuckled--] taken a straight forward course,
has not given way at all [?from?] his views +
does not intend to but says he has written to
the Board that the question he wishes an-
swered is why he was dismissed. he says he
intend to have that question answered if it has
to go clear through the Assembly. They have just
written to him that they are willing to consider the
question of his reappointment. He says that so far as
he had anything to do with the memorial that [?not?] a
the Assembly [--it--](which was not much) it was a partial re-
count not his own. But dear Mr Preston has gone to a
better place. Dr Patterson of San Francisco called to see me while
here. He was the one who drew up the Memorial. I thought he
seemed to think it was rather hard that they would not let
Mr Preston some [--home--] to San Francisco
The journey to the Pacific ended. [?Although?]I have not given a very full ac-
count of what I saw yet [--her--] it has been a great pleasure to me to write
this here in my study and think of the dear ones at home while during
[Note: the following is written vertically on the left and right hand margins]
You Hattie + Lillie right to take a [u]whole section[/u] on the sleeping car from
Chicago to S Francisco. The whole can be had for $34.00 I Presume you and
do so without my writing. I thought of you a great deal on the journey [illegible] glad you are giving
a go over it so [illegible]
it. I will close our account of what I saw by saying that I saw them towing a dead [u]Whale[/u]
into the harbor of San Francisco. So at least I have seen a [u]Whale[/u] Your Henry



中午。为一个
时间发现这个国家滚动并覆盖着
小树,但随着我们继续前进,我们发现
树木消失。在走很远之前
袭击普拉特河并顺其自然
很长一段距离,有山丘的宽阔平原
两边都远。 100英里左右后
山丘消失了,更像是在平原上
广阔的大海。我得到了 Cropett 的指南书,由
[注:以下内容在左边距垂直书写]
我们关于总统和拉勒米的部分是从前端开始的第二个部分
汽车在右手边。如果可以的话,买一辆后车,我们的不是
6 火车上的报童,作为同伴
航程和有用的航程。我不完全
确定我有确切的名字,但是
我想我有。就在黄昏时看到了一群
远处的羚羊
8 月 9 日星期四 我们现在很清楚
围墙耕田
人们驱赶他们的牛去吃草的地方
牧场。一大早就看到了
纯黑配牛长距离
数以千计的庞大畜群。
这是人们唯一的就业(养牛)
这个地区。他们只能用
牧民的经验与他们同在
在马背上。今天早上发现
我们为一位乘客 Rev
麦坎德利什先生以前是伍斯特的。我们有
觉得这位先生看起来好像
可能是传教士但没有得到
直到大约这个中间才认识
午前。我当时正在询问另一个
关于传教士的一些事情
夏安和他说我想那位先生可以告诉我更多关于它的信息
他认识大多数部长

在这个地区。所以他带我去找他和7
他发现我去过中国
并询问我的名字我告诉了他
是“不”。当他说“你是
Varnum Noyes 的儿子?”我告诉他
我是,然后他说
他曾经在伍斯特讲道
进行了一次非常愉快的访问
塞维利亚不久前。当然
我们一下子就认识了
一些很好的长谈。他
希望我在信中提到有
我遇到他并希望成为的事实
请记住你。
我想是在车站
羚羊向北望去
汽车我注意到一个绿色的小木屋
百叶窗。在平台上坐了很久
下午看火车右手边,看到几只鹿
和大量的兔子,其中一只
的乘客不断射击但没有
尽管他会
有时让尘埃飞得离他们很近。
8 月 10 日星期五 在 Green River 吃早餐

8 站,如果我没记错的话就是在这里
我看到了第一个中国男孩服务员
让我想到了我们的很多
Ayau在广州只有他更矮。他
像他那样活泼
他跳来跳去。
从 Wahsatch 骑马到 Uintah
牛捕手。其中一名乘客a
来自俄亥俄州奇利科特的吉尔曼先生到了这里,
总监对自己和
朋友,就在那里,我得到了机会。莎拉·安德森和卡特先生来自
克利夫兰,但谁在
加利福尼亚和吉尔曼先生一样,都在
和我们待了一段时间,但他们之前就下车了
长。吉尔曼先生和我一直待到我们
已经到了尤塔的平原。
我不能给出风景的细节
通过回声峡谷。这是相当
崎岖不平,岩石又高又陡
有一些地方。海蒂会找到指南书中提到的物品,讲坛石也是
在右侧很容易错过。
在回声峡谷和韦伯峡谷之间有
右手边一组奇特的岩石

一边上山。他们将是 9
区别在于其中两个
可能会像猴子的脖子一样伸长
和头,或者骆驼的长脖子和头。我
几乎不知道哪个是最好的比较。
来到我们的回声峡谷后,火车
停了下来。到入口的距离
韦伯峡谷的狭窄处看起来并不
超过半英里。我问工程师
它有多远,他说
6英里。我几乎不能相信它,但当
我们开始了 我拿出我的手表
发现我们花了十五分钟
到达这个低级的地方。在
事实上我们整个下午都在暴跌
快速下降。不需要蒸汽
把汽车带走,但必须用刹车来限制它们。一千英里
树、魔鬼滑梯和魔鬼门是
指向的主要对象。我不这样认为
眼前的任何风景,甚至
比不上莲洲河上的景色。
我想山可能更高。我想
空气的清澈使他们看起来不像
如此之高,所以他们真的是。我忘了说话

10 在教堂小山的适当位置。他们
值得一看,都在他的左边
轨道。之后有一些不错的风景
离开绿河站,却无处不在
总是像粉末一样干燥,一切都干燥。
傍晚骑了很长时间
单独的平台盐湖岸边
直到天黑。一个非常漂亮的日落,在云层的银色亮度中显得特别。
8 月 11 日星期六 我们昨天在
下午 6 点 15 分。没有名字
我们从那里到圣的卧铺车
弗朗西斯科。今天经过栅栏
和洪堡一起旅行
洪堡漫游者。傍晚来了
到洪堡水槽,那里的水
河流沉入地下,没有
出口。三度见月落。
它掉到山后面,我
以为它消失了,但过了一会儿
再次出现在上方一段距离
地平线。它似乎再次下降
我以为它说了晚安

当然,但过了一会儿我们来到了 11
更水平的国家和地区!月亮
再次闪耀。看到印第安人
今天第一次。他们高高的脸颊
骨骼使他们的脸看起来非常宽阔。他们都对美国
衣服。他们说他们没有
通常做很多工作,但乞求或
欺骗他们得到的东西。他们男人看起来
好像它们会很漂亮
强的。 11-45 抵达里诺
晚上我们停下来过安息日。它
是一个有两三千居民的地方。
周围的国家就像一片沙地
沙漠除了 2 或 3 美丽的绿色
灌溉的田地
正在种植“苜蓿”(我不是
完全确定我的名字是对的。)
它是一种长得很长的三叶草
迅速,他们一年收割 2 3 或 4 次作物
我被告知来自同一个领域。
安息日 8 月 12 日 从今天早上开始到
运河公理会教堂。我去了

12 早上酒店服务员和
问他有没有教堂
城里。他说是的,有一个卫理公会
教堂和圣公会教堂和
公理会教堂和浸信会
教会。我问他有没有
任何长老会教堂。他说
不,但他说,“公理
教堂是一样的”所以我
当然是为公理会开始的
教堂,并听取了教皇先生宣讲的一流布道
文本“你们是地球的盐”。
见面后等我认识了他,一直待到安息日
学校并接受了邀请
晚上为他传道并传道
从文本“去告诉耶稣”。
8 月 13 日星期一早上离开里诺
在午夜。达到了顶峰
内华达山脉就像
晨光破了。找到了
很冷。我们只能得到一个泊位
里诺的卧铺车,所以我在

后乘用车。伴随着第一缕曙光 13
我从后面的平台上下来,坐在那里
我们一直穿过雪棚
几乎连续 4.5 英里
直到我们经过合恩角到达
早餐站。我的一瞥
穿过内华达山脉
在棚子里打开让我希望
棚子是玻璃的,我相信我们
穿过一些壮丽的风景。后
我们穿过棚子有一些
很不错的风景。我相信的一个地方
他们叫美国峡谷很好
合恩角当然值得一看。
我们经过一些地方
是相当极端的金矿开采。你看
木水槽中携带的水和
有时在周围的管道中清洗
黄金。当我们来到公寓时
这个国家变得非常炎热和尘土飞扬。我
认为它是在下午晚些时候
我们看到了海市蜃楼。导游
书籍告诉何时寻找它。我们看到了
在汽车的右侧。
欺骗是完美的,但随着我们越来越近
那些看起来像绿色小岛的只是

沙质废物中的 14 个绿色点。
我们到达了旧金山和旁边
莫顿之家。我忘了说
他们在大小麦上处理小麦的方式
我们通过的字段。这里和那里
田野将是一大堆稻草,无论在哪里
有一堆稻草还有一个
一堆装满小麦的袋子,堆在
非常像炮弹堆的形状
在一个军火库中,相当多的层
当然,每一层都短一袋,
比它下面的层窄一个袋子。
一个人就有几千蒲式耳
桩。看到小麦似乎很奇怪
以这种方式存储在公开的
天空和远离形成任何房子或农场。
他们有时会这样放置数周(如或
一年中的那个时候,没有丝毫的恐惧
雨),直到他们觉得方便
把它拉开。
在莫顿重新开始
家,晚饭后大约七点钟我
开始寻找卢米斯博士。我去了布什街 713 号
但他不在那里。门口有个小女孩
说没有这样的人住在那里。我去了

到一家小杂货店,找到了 15 年出版的目录
1877 年说卢米斯博士住在布什街 713 号等
我回去按门铃,一位女士来了,她告诉我
我说卢米斯博士把他的寄宿地点改成了
1505(我想是)琼斯街我找到了琼斯街
并朝着 1505 的方向走
爬上比那些陡峭的山丘直到路
在高银行结束。我去了最近的
房子并问它是什么。
女人说她不知道,但
去年他们住在另一边的一个角落里
这条街是 1100 和什么的。它是
现在是浓雾,没有街道
在这附近燃烧的灯。我追求我的
询问直到我发现这条街骗局
继续在山的另一边
街道还没有被砍断,我
将不得不绕道而行。这个
我正在询问的人 [--had--] 有一个
给出使命地点的目录
我忘记了的学校 800 Stockton St. So
我设计了我的方式并找到了
卢米斯博士在他的学校努力工作。
8 月 14 日,星期二,这个上午我自己去的
到布鲁克林,和克尔一家共进晚餐。
看起来真的很好。克尔博士说他是

16 设法在
支持的方式,练习一点但不多
教一堂中文课,他给了他 40 美元,
一个月,正在教一个年轻人中文
律师。他每个安息日都用中文讲道
很多工厂手。董事会没有
让他家薪一整年就停了
他孩子的津贴。他们现在开始有点退路了。我认为
在他做了所有事情之后,董事会已经处理了
他衣衫褴褛。他说他已经采取了直截了当的路线,
完全没有放弃他的观点和
不打算,但说他已经写信给
他希望回答的问题是他被解雇的原因。他说他
打算回答这个问题,如果它有
通过大会清除。他们刚刚
写信给他说他们愿意考虑
他的连任问题。他说,只要
他与纪念馆有任何关系
大会(这并不多)这是不是他自己的部分重新计票。但是亲爱的普雷斯顿先生去了一个
更好的地方。旧金山的帕特森医生打电话来看我
这里。他是起草纪念碑的人。我以为他
似乎认为他们不让
普雷斯顿先生有些去旧金山
太平洋之旅结束。虽然我没有对我所看到的进行非常完整的描述,但我很高兴能写出来
这个在我的书房里,想想家里的亲人
【注:以下为左右边距竖写】
你海蒂和莉莉有权从
芝加哥到旧金山。整个可以花 34.00 美元我想你和
这样做没有我的写作。我在旅途中很想你 [无法辨认] 很高兴你给予
仔细检查一下[难以辨认]
它。我将通过说我看到他们拖着一条死鲸来结束我们对我所看到的事情的描述
进入旧金山港。所以至少我见过鲸鱼你的亨利。

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Noyes, Henry Varnum, “Letter from Henry, August 3-14, 1877,” Letters from Harriet Noyes: Missionaries and Women's Education in Nineteenth Century China, accessed May 25, 2024, https://noyesletters.org/items/show/988.

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