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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, June 12, 1945

 
Accession number B:BF 1945.06.12
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1945
Work types
correspondence

Description

Letter discussing the impending death of Max Farrand and his wishes for a private funeral with ashes in the garden; she asks for prayers for herself during this time. She reports that Max is sleeping most of the time unless the doctor comes in or she brings him a flower.

Handwritten letter with signature "Trix" in ink.

Written on Beatrix Farrand's Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine letterhead.

Letter received as marked, [June] 14, [1945].

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
illness
health
grief
Prayers
funerals
Dead
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)