1883__JOAQUIN__MILLER MANUSCRIPT__LETTER THE_CABIN WASHINGTON_DC CALIFORNIA_POET

Joaquin Miller[ A.L.S. On
"The Cabin, Washington D.C."
Letterhead ] no publisher; Washington DC;
no date;
(3) pages Very Good Condition This "Dear Alice" letter
provides some detail about
his taking up residence in
The Cabin in Washington DC. "Alice" may be
Miller's goddaughter
Alice Bashford Wallace. Undated,
but Miller built The Cabin
and resided there from 1883 to 1885. The letter was written while
the cabin was still under construction ...
"The carpenters are still thundering about my ears
but will be done in a few days more." Anticipating its completion and domestic needs,
he requests that Alice send along
",..the curtains, the blinds, my clothes, my big coat
... also send me all the furs you can spare." Other matters involve
Alice collecting $20.00 monthly
from the "Star" or perhaps "Store. The "Juaquin Miller" in pencil
at the top of p.1 is in another hand.
Signed at the conclusion "Juaquin." Single sheet of letterhead, 7 x 9",
folded to form two leaves. Folded in half for mailing. Manuscript on three of the pages. By bidding on this item,
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