Christmas is the period when Hunter typically blazed into New York City in the late 60s, though when I met him first in person it was February. The above letter, page 1, came in the late fall. Hunter was visiting his friend David Pierce in the Bay Area and we had just talked on the phone for hours. I’d still not met him in person but had met recently met David, who reported back to Hunter and even teased him a bit abou the situation. To read the full story, see Keep This Quiet!