4208Re: [aloha-donblanding] Re: DB letter to "Ma"
- Aug 8 8:06 AMThanks Cadia....I've not seen any bird signatures in
the 20's and so was perplexed at the possible date.
I'll keep digging also...tj
--- Cadia Los <duchess@...> wrote:
> TJ, I doubt the letter was written from Canada in
> May 1924. DB left
> Honolulu about May 23, long after Mother's Day, and
> would have been
> traveling by train across Canada in early June.
> In the article he wrote about his trip to London, he
> mentions spring and the flowers, not snow.
> We can also rule out May 1921, 1922 and 1923 because
> DB was in
> Honolulu all three years. In 1926 he was in
> Hollywood and in 1927
> and 1928 in Honolulu.
> Possibly 1925? I am not sure exactly when DB
> returned from his London-
> Paris-New York sojourn or whether he traveled via
> Canada after
> wintering in New York. I'll have to review the 1925
> material in my
> I have a June 1927 S-B article in which DB is quoted
> as having left
> Hawaii five times. So far, I can account for three
> times (October
> 1918, May 1924 and early 1926).
> Your letter might date from as early as 1916 or from
> sometime in 1919-
> 1920. We know DB was in Honolulu in May 1917 and
> 1918. After leaving
> Camp Grant after November 1918, DB remained in the
> Chicago area until
> at least early 1920. He may well have traveled to
> Canada during this
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