[Charles F.] Lummis
Palm Springs, Cal.June 13 / 05.Dear Mr. Lummis: - You made no mistake in sending us here. The water is cool and delightful, so are the nights. The days hot enough and dry enough to evaporate every disease and all one's flesh. On our arrival the first night we lay down under an olive tree in the sandy orchard, and the heat of the sand along our spines brought vividedly to mind Milton's unlucky angels lying on the burning marl. But O the beauty of the sky evening and morning and
Palm Springs, Calif.
circa 05 Jun 13
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