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Title
Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, June 12, 1945
Sender
Beatrix Farrand
Recipient
Mildred Barnes Bliss
Date Written
1945
Garden Area
Unassigned
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.

Accession No.
B:BF 1945.06.12
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Details
Work Types
correspondence
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
Location
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Index Terms
Farrand, Max → last illness → sorrows one must meet alone