[Letter] 1940 Jan. 28, 35-34 77 Street, Jackson Heights, N.Y.C. [to] H. L. Seaver / Rolfe Humphries.

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Humphries, Rolfe. [Letter] 1940 Jan. 28, 35-34 77 Street, Jackson Heights, N.Y.C. [to] H. L. Seaver / Rolfe Humphries.

[Letter] 1940 Jan. 28, 35-34 77 Street, Jackson Heights, N.Y.C. [to] H. L. Seaver / Rolfe Humphries.

Humphries discusses his translations into Latin of 3 sonnets by Edna St. Vincent Millay published in: Fatal interview (1931). Humphries says in the letter that he had done so "for disciplines sake." The translations had been shared with Millay. Enclosed with the letter are carbon typescripts (signed) of two of the poems: Whereas at morning in a jewelled gown -- Moon that against the lintel of the West.

[2] p. ; 28 cm. + envelope and 2 leaves of ms.

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