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Dear Dorothy,

What an extravagant gift you gave us. I should simultaneously scold you for doing it, and praise you for the excellency of your taste. It is a beautiful pitcher and occupies a prominent place in our dining room.

Frank has been rushed with work, promising continuously that he is going to design that tapestry for you, and he has not done it yet, - but he will.

I would like to have a talk with you some day when neither you nor I are so frightfully rushed, but how else can it ever happen unless you spread your wings and fly to the desert. My love to you always and thank you and Pat for your beautiful gift. Please remember me to him.


Jan. 9, 1954

P.S. Frank is flying to New York, and will be there Tuesday. I may be along--I don't know yet.
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