* HEMINGWAY, Ernest (1899-1961). Autograph letter signed ("Mr. Kitten"), to his fourth wife Mary ("Dearest Kitten"). Finca Vigia, Cuba, [n.d., c.1958].
1 page, 4to, on Finca Vigia stationery, creased at folds. Discussing damage from ongoing storms, and reporting "There's a big norther due and I'm standing by here to help Rene. Last night there was a Force 10-11 squall at 0130 followed by a huge rain. A big limb broke off the ceiba and smashed a place in the roof of your room. Worked on the flood all night. No losses, Pictures, clothes, books, papers OK". With postscript note up right margin "who loves you".
Estimate $ 3,000-4,000
Property from the Robert L. McKay Collection, North Tustin, California