quent; in short it was evident that we had entered a different region even if the police and custom house officers had not let us know that we were now in the kingdom of Bavaria. We passed through extensive forests of fir, here and there checkered with farms, and finally came to the broad elevated plain bathed by the Isar, in which Munich is situated. I thought to have given you some account of this city but my sheet is full and I must leave it for another letter.--
WILLIAM C. BRYANT
MANUSCRIPTS: NYPL-GR (complete and partial drafts) ADDRESS: To William Leggett ENDORSED (by Bryant): My letter to / W. Leggett / Aug 1835 PUBLISHED: EP for September 19, 1835; LT I, pp. 42-54.
Munich September 7 1835.
My dear Mrs. Renner.
The first sight of your letter was like meeting with an old friend whom we had not seen for a long time--but the feeling of pleasure was scion changed to regret at the unpleasant news it communicated. --I had already written, nearly three weeks before to your good friend at Heidelberg Madame Barrault de la Gravière to inquire in what part of the world you were, or what could possibly have become of you, but had not yet received an answer, and began to fear that we had lost track of you (is that an American metaphor?) altogether. We are in hopes, however-- from what you say that you are in the mending hand, and that we may ere long see you in Germany. --Since we got your letter an answer has