Letter

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Title

Letter

Subject

Letter from Lydia Hoelscher to LeRoy Neiman

Description

A letter to LeRoy Neiman from his mother, Lydia Hoelscher in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Creator

Lydia Hoelscher

Source

LeRoy Neiman Foundation

Publisher

LeRoy Neiman Foundation

Date

August 28, 1979

Contributor

Lydia Hoelscher

Rights

Property of the LeRoy Neiman Foundation; please consult the organization's archivist for further details.

Relation

Correspondence

Format

Image/jpeg

Language

English

Type

Document

Identifier

LN_Notes_COR380_01; LN_Notes_COR380_02_01; LN_Notes_COR380_02_02

Coverage

New York (N.Y.) New York

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Text

St. Paul, Minn.
August 27th 1979
Dearest LeRoy + Janet; --
I am still looking for that letter you were going to write me, at least that what you said on the phone, to-day I am really down, the rainy weather we are having is lasting to [too] long, I have a big washing to do and as I have no dryer, so have to wait until the old rain stops, and I don’t want to start hanging my clothes in the basement yet, the winter is long enough to put up with that. so all in all I am not to [too] happy its so dark I have to put the light on in [the] middle of the day, so all in all its not to great to [too] be alive to-day, I wrote Maryls to-day to [too], she is no good about writing me always and it makes me very happy not only that she writes me, but her letter are always so cheerful and happy, I am good for her that she is happy, hope she always will be, she deserves it all. always would love to come to NY, but I am /
St. Paul, Minn.
August 27th 1979
Dearest LeRoy + Janet; --
I am still looking for that letter you were going to write me, at least that what you said on the phone, to-day I am really down, the rainy weather we are having is lasting to [too] long, I have a big washing to do and as I have no dryer, so have to wait until the old rain stops, and I don’t want to start hanging my clothes in the basement yet, the winter is long enough to put up with that. so all in all I am not to [too] happy its so dark I have to put the light on in [the] middle of the day, so all in all its not to great to [too] be alive to-day, I wrote Maryls to-day to [too], she is no good about writing me always and it makes me very happy not only that she writes me, but her letter are always so cheerful and happy, I am good for her that she is happy, hope she always will be, she deserves it all. always would love to come to NY, but I am /
so please forgive me, and then I don’t have a good pen, its spills ink so its all a big mess. I should write Earl to-day to [too], I owe him a letter, but I can’t even finish this one to-day, cherrio for now. dear one.
Good-Morning this Monday Tuesday Morning; - a beautiful day, good day for a wash day! but not good for me I am kind of under the weather, so have to wait to do my wash, it makes me angry, but thats the way the ball is [?] for me to-day, Oh, well I am getting use to it now; can’t always do what I want to do. the big cat next door is sitting there a lot and watches birds, etc. talks to me when I am outside. Its in the upstairs bathroom window. so for (now) cherrio. hope I’ll feel like doing my work to-morrow. excuse the mess of the letter, the pen is helping me make the mess. cherrio, and god bless you.
Mom

Original Format

Blue ballpoint pen on paper.

Files

LN_Notes_COR380_01.jpg
LN_Notes_COR380_02_01.jpg
LN_Notes_COR380_02_02.jpg

Citation

Lydia Hoelscher, “Letter ,” LeRoy Neiman Foundation, accessed July 6, 2020, https://leroyneimanfoundation.omeka.net/items/show/8.