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Catalog Number X1975.24.28
Object Name Letter
Artist Clarke, John L. (1881-1970)
Dimensions W-8.375 L-13 inches
Medium Colored pencil/Ink
Notes Illustrated letter. The top of the page contains a small pen and ink sketch of a man working on a drill press and above the sketch "Are you working yet all time" is written. The letter is addressed "Mr and Mrs. Dukes" and reads "Am going to write with draws to you again. I got a letter from Detroit about new De Soto Axle $6.50 not tax. Maybe get tax soon[.] Hope to get it soon. You dont get axle now[.] You forgot to sell my pair of elk's teeth for a few year. I want 2 box 8 m. m. calibe[r] soon. I have 5 calibers[.] I killed a fawn at Daswon fall. When you fished down you remembered. At the bottom of the page is a pen and ink sketch of a hunter with a rifle preparing to shoot a deer. The second page begins with a sketch of elk grazing at the base of some mountains and a hunter looking on with binoculars. "Last week I saw many elk up at the Mt from Glass Hill. A few Indians were disppointed to get the elk. I thought Rangers drove all elk from the reservation (drawing of trees and deer running behind the trees; a hunter is walking in front of the trees with his rifle). I walked quite noisy throught the snow after deer track but the deer ran throught the green trees last week."
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