Paris: 1938. 2 pages written on both sides of a 4to sheet of graph paper. 18 lines, with the original holograph mailing envelope. (Paris, 1938). fine.
" Your letter was opened by the English censor and then by the Italian and then by the German... The best approach to Portraits of Prayers I should think would be the volume Lectures in America...In that I made it all as clear as I could,but...perhaps you are closer to them than you think. I have not seen Hemingway's book yet. It takes a long time for anything to get here these days...It is a bit like pioneer days in early America" Signed, "Always Gertrude"