The Ballad of Mr. Magruder, 1898.


Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936. The Ballad of Mr. Magruder, 1898.

The Ballad of Mr. Magruder, 1898.

The collection contains an unsigned typescript of Kipling's unpublished poem with minor corrections and handwritten annotations "Reverse alignment on final copy" and "Proof," together with an uncorrected carbon typescript of the same poem. There are numerous minor differences in texts. Kipling's name and a note that the poem was written for John Hays Hammond appear at the end of each. The uncorrected copy bears the date "Xmas 1898."

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Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 (person)

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936) was an English author and poet. His best-known works include the novels and short story collections The Jungle Book (1894), Just So Stories (1902), Puck of Pook's Hill (1906), and Kim (1901), as well as a number of poems such as "Mandalay" (1890), "Gunga Din" (1890), and "If-" (1910). Kipling was born in Bombay, India, into an artistic family: his father was a sculptor, pottery designer, and professor of architectural sculpture and tw...

Hammond, John Hays, 1855-1936 (person)

Engineer. From the description of Letter of John Hays Hammond, 1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450745 John Hays Hammond, Sr., (1855 March 31-1936 June 8) was a mining expert and superintendent of mines in California and Mexico, 1881-1893; worked for Cecil Rhodes and others in South Africa, 1893-1899; consultant in England, 1896-1900, and in Mexico, 1900; general manager and consulting engineer for Guggenheim Exploration Co., 1903-1907; chairman Engineers, Exploration ...