Must be raining in this old bunkhouse

Shortly after renowned “cowboy artist” Charles Russell passed away in 1926, his friend of many years, the popular American entertainer, Will Rogers, wrote him the following farewell letter. It was sent to Charles’s widow, Nancy. (Source: Dear Wit; Image: Horse of the Hunter, by Charles Russell, via.) Dear Charley, I bet you hadn’t been up there three days

Illiterately yours

The following intro and genuine exchange of letters forms the dedication to Will Rogers‘ 1924 book, The Illiterate Digest. Image of Will Rogers via iCollector. “Most Books have to have an Excuse by some one for the Author, but this is the only Book ever written that has to have an Alibi for the Title,