Hans Coudenhove - Letter to Isabella Stewart Gardner from Zomba, Nyasaland Protectorate [Malawi], 15 March 1921

Hans Coudenhove

Letter to Isabella Stewart Gardner from Zomba, Nyasaland Protectorate [Malawi], 15 March 1921

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Accession number

ARC.000945

Language

English

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Stationery printed: Glenbreck Estate, / Zomba, / Nyasaland.
Dictated by Isabella Stewart Gardner, inscribed by Morris Carter (verso): Dear friend, / Y letter distresses me. / R y ill + how bad is it? Does it / mean that y are always to be taboo? / I wish I understaood it all better. / And dear friend I do want to hear that y are well. / I am getting better daily but / I'm not hurrying as I am / rather lazy and like it. I read / a great deal + have friends / who amuse me - in fact / they do more than one wld / think in their power. Anything / or one entertaining they bring to me. / Have y not even a little beastie / to amuse y? If y feel well eno 2 / write, do. I thank y so much for / y letters. / affy / Isabella


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