Typed letter signed with initials : Glen Ellen, California, to David Pleydell-Bouverie, 1983 Oct. 10.

Record ID: 
294233
Accession number: 
MA 4786.168
Author: 
Fisher, M. F. K. (Mary Frances Kennedy), 1908-1992.
Credit: 
Gift of David Pleydell-Bouverie, 1992.
Description: 
1 item (2 p.) ; 27.9 cm
Notes: 

The first letter in this series that is dictated to a secretary rather than typed by Fisher.
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.

Summary: 

Discussing life at the Ranch and comparing it to Stella Gibbons' Cold Comfort Farm; worrying about whether the newborn calves have enough food; telling an anecdote about how her car seat reclined into a bed unexpectedly; describing a trip to Los Angeles with Norah [Barr]; calling her cat Charlie "your dearest and most valuable friend in all this world of gophers."

Provenance: 
David Pleydell-Bouverie.