Letters of Molly Elliot Seawell, 1901-1902.


Letters of Molly Elliot Seawell, 1901-1902.

In a letter dated July 3, 1901, to Mr. Young, Seawell responds favorably to a request to autograph books, and thanks Young for an autographed copy of the "Rubaiyat" translated by Le Gallienne; she is familiar with the FitzGerald translation. In a letter dated December 24, 1902, to Mary A. Early, Seawell declines to write the details of her life for an article on Southern novelists, but provides a few facts and references of where to find additional information about her life and offers to send a photograph. She also comments on her novel, "A Strange, Sad Country."

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