"Dear Ed -- Here are the Xeroxes of the stuff you picked out. Gare has numbered each piece, which could simplify the identification of the ones you want. The 'bonus check' sketch is not included. We are afraid it might rile the wrong people at Disney." Signed "In a hurry, Carl."
After retiring, Barks created oil paintings of his cartoon characters. The specific reference here to Disney may relate to issues regarding the sale of these paintings. Barks painted non-Disney characters including some from mythology to avoid further conflict until the Disney company approved Barks' oil painting for a special collection of his stories of the character he created, "Uncle Scrooge McDuck: His Life and Times."