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 Letter to Myrtle from Henry McNutt, Sunday Evening [May 24, 1915]

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hope not. If you didn’t want me to have it, I am sure you would have given it to me, if I had asked you for it, wouldn’t you? I guess you comprehend what I mean, but if you don’t it was a beautiful red rose bud. And I always loved them very much, I believe better than any other flower.

I may go up home in about a week, but don’t you ever get it in your head that I won’t come back to Tennessee. I love old Virginia better than any other state and it is very dear to me. But I love a little girl away down in sunny Tennessee and I would come back if I had to come through a blaze of fire, that is if it was possible to get through even to see her just a few minutes.

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 Letter to Myrtle from Henry McNutt, Sunday Evening [May 24, 1915]

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