1 page, 4to, on Finca Vigia onion-skin letterhead, with long holograph postscript by Mary Hemingway at top margin and lower half of page, with original envelope with typed address. Hemingway writes: "Your lovely Christmas present posted Dec. 13 with the wonderful fruit cake and super[b]ly useful glasses arrived today. The Cubans outdid themselves this year on Xmas gifts...My back 100 better and have been working good. Enclose checks from that outfit; adjustments etc. Count on me when you need dough when grandson or grandaughter borne [sic]. Much love to Miss Muffet. Tell her her robe, at the rate they process things in Nairobi, will probably be her trousseau...Been working hard and Miss Mary behaving like a bloody hero..." " /> HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. Typed letter signed ("Mr. Papa") to his eldest son John (nicknamed "Bumby") and his wife in Portland, Oregon; San Francisco de Paul Cuba, 10 February n.y. [1955]. <I>1 page, 4to, on Finca Vigia onion-skin letterhead, with long holograph postscript by Mary Hemingway at top margin and lower half of page, with original envelope with typed address.</I> Hemingway writes: "Your lovely Christmas present posted Dec. 13 with the wonderful fruit cake and super[b]ly useful glasses arrived today. The Cubans outdid themselves this year on Xmas gifts...My back 100 better and have been working good. Enclose checks from that outfit; adjustments etc. Count on me when you need dough when grandson or grandaughter borne [sic]. Much love to Miss Muffet. Tell her her robe, at the rate they process things in Nairobi, will probably be her trousseau...Been working hard and Miss Mary behaving like a bloody hero..." | Christie's