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Letter From William Dean Howells to Mary Dean Howells

Abstract Concerning a letter to the author's mother about his relief at having a book in good hands and his happiness that Mr. Douglas has written to her.
Created Date 1894-11-11
Contributor Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 (Author) / Connelly, Mollie (Transcriber)
Subject books
Series 19th Century Manuscripts, American Correspondence
Type Autograph Letter Signed
Extent 1 leaf, writing on recto.
Language English
Identifier Local: MSS_363_HOW_1894_1
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Note Curator's Note: The book mentioned in Howell's letter could possibly be one of three of his works published around this time: The Coast of Bohemia (1893), My Year In a Log Cabin (1893), or A Traveler from Altruria (1894).
Provenance: Original manuscript is tipped in to a copy of the book "William Dean Howells: A Critical Study" by Delmar Gross Cooke Local Call Number SPEC- E-192. Bookplate inside the book reads "The Edward Bliss Hill and Clara Hood Hill Memorial Collection of Literature given to the Matthews Library Arizona State College at Tempe by their Daughter Gertrude Francis Hill.
Collaborating Institutions Department of English / ASU Library Distinctive Collections
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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