[Oct. 1929]

The funeral service on the deck of the Roosevelt which is the climax of the poem had its germ in that little cabin in which you slept last summer. This section takes 100 lines of the poem.

Ned P.

Pencilled note to Lorne Pierce on the back of an envelope.

little cabin
Pratt had built a small 'summer house' as a place for quiet and seclusion and for writing near the lakeshore on his Bobcaygeon property. It also contained sleeping accommodations.

100 lines
See The Roosevelt and the Antinoe, 544-633.