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[[personal letterhead]] MAXFIELD PARRISH WINDSOR:VERMONT [[start letter]]December 4th '18 My dear Birnbaum: Alas, I wish I had, but I have not a single thing for that lovely rich lady. When last in New York I fell in with a bad crowd and got all tied up with some work for the Red Cross, so I'm working day & night on some very bad things for their Christmas shindig. But-- early this spring I am going to do some things for myself, and have refused all orders until next fall. Those beautiful panels are above my head getting themselves all nice and dry. I wish people wouldn't ask for blue, for its the one thing to stop me using it. As soon as the bells were ringing up here for the end of the war I thought of you, as how you would'nt have to go. I hated to think of you in mortal combat you would sure to have been thoughtless in bayonet work & neglect to warm it before using. I'll be down around the 10th. I think, & will stop in for a moment. Hastily: sincerely: Maxfield Parrish: Catalogue of Flaxman (inscribed) Sent 12/5/18 [[end page]]
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