Part of a collection of ca. 225 typed and autograph letters, postcards, and notes from M.F.K. Fisher to David Pleydell-Bouverie. Items in this collection are described in individual records; see MA 4786 for more information.
Thanking him for his letter; reporting that she hired "a fairly dependable and very interesting/charming girl" to help her; discussing the various people who work at the Ranch and the need to define "the difference between helpful friend and paid servant"; commenting on the lack of rain; mentioning that Julia and Paul Child, Jim Beard, and Chuck Williams are coming to visit.