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Catalog Number 1986.06.20 a-c
Title ESQUMO LIVES IN AN EGELOW / NATIVE SONS BUILD A BUNGALOW
Object Name Letter, Illustrated
Artist Russell, Charles M. (1864-1926)
Medium Watercolor/Ink/Paper
Date 1920
Notes Letter to Bill Rance, written on two cards, with envelope.

The message reads: (a)"Friend Bill explorers tell us that esqumo lives in an Egelow a hous mad of snow. and as they have no fual they allow the dogs to sleep in the pasigway or hall and the animal heat a kind of fir liss heater makes thair hous quite comfurtible." (b) "The Native Sons build a bungalow and judging from the one Im camped in its an egelow crossed with an ice house[.] my bungalow like the Esqueys has a hall ore pasigway no fual[.] where the Esqumo holds the edge on me [--] I aint got no dogs / With best wishes / your friend / CM Russell."
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