300. William G. Greene to William H. Herndon.
Home Nov 21st 1866
Yours of the 19 Recd I have carefully read your Lecture
You describe the state of his mind by the shock of Miss Rutedgs death to letter
I think you rather over draw the Picturesk of N— Salem still every surrounding is there that you mention
Your description of the People of that day is a master success not even our lamented oald friend E. D. Baker could have surpassed it I have no doubt your Lecture was well recd. I thank you for the Copy sent me
W. G. Greene
Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2761