Asia Booth Clarke was the chronicler of the Booth family. In the collection of the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore are a series of letters Asia wrote to her life long pen pal Mary Jane “Jean” Anderson.
I decided to put together this animated .gif showing some of Asia’s words from her letters to Jean.
If you want to learn a little more about Jean Anderson, here is a short and unfortunately shaky video I recorded at her grave in Green Mount Cemetery:
Thanks Dave for your insight. (Great ford’s Theatre pull over jacket too) !