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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, November 12, 1944

 
Accession number B:BF 1944.11.12
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1944
Work types
correspondence

Description

Discusses Beatrix's inability to visit Dumbarton Oaks before her travel to California. Max Farrand is receiving medical treatment and Beatrix Farrand does not want to leave him. Her hand had a "violent and neglected attack of gout" due to overworking and an old injury. Beatrix Farrand reports it will probably take weeks for the problem to resolve.

Beatrix Farrand expresses her apologies to John Thacher and James Bryce that she is "failing them and D.O." by not being there.

"MaxTrix [Max and Beatrix Farrand] send their very best to their dear Milrob [Mildred and Robert Bliss]."

Handwritten letter in pencil.

Letter received at Dumbarton Oaks, November 14, 1944

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

travel
Dumbarton Oaks
health
illness
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
hands (animal or human components)
gout
arthritis
pain
Thacher, John
Bryce, James
Walter, Clementine
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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