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Whitney Western Art Museum

Russell, Charles M. 232
pen and ink on paper 31
illustrated letter 17
birds 78 tree 23 Russell, Nancy Cooper 2 owl 6
sight height: 9.75 in, sight width: 7.75 in, Frame height: 19.125 in, Frame width: 17.125 in
Dear Nancy
Credit Line:
Gift of William E. Weiss
Russell wrote this letter to Nancy Cooper the month before they were married.
Dear Nancy I received your letter and was glad here you were better I sent you the picture yesterday and also a letter by Vince Fortune I hope you received them all right I am glad Mrs Wiman called on you as I now you must be lonsum Mrs B. R Roberts is coming home monday Maggy Demars is here now and is getting merly Josy is here with her I suppose you herd that the house caught fire but it did not do much damage as we got it out before it got much hedway and you would hardly know there had been a fire well nancey I cant write any more as it is late and I want to get it of [?] to nights mail so I will close with love yours C.M. Russell maggy and Josey send there best love
Restrictions: May not be sold or traded under any circumstances. Title: (p. 1 and 2) (Owl and Birds in Tree at top of first page).
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