Mary [Muir Hand]
the possibility of making us a visit in our “Home in the pine woods” – I trust you will — and should be most happy to see our new sister too. I extend to her a sisterly greeting and shall hope to make her acquaintance. You mention the fact that I have never sent you any of my sketches The truth is I do not feel sure enough to say that I could suit your liking — but when you come I shall consider it a happiness to bestow upon you any painting penciling or sketch in my possessionthat you may chance to like — I almost feel under obligation to you my brother — for all that I have, and as I have said it will be a happiness to give you anything of my work — I am still doing some picturing crayons altogether at present. Have not done anything in either water or oil colors for a long time but hope one spring to make a winter scene in oils — When the pines are loaded with snow we have a most magnificent view from our front window which would be quite grand on a picture – if
1880 Dec 12
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.
Reel 04, Image 0378
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