Autograph letter signed : Kumamoto, Japan, to Alice Wellington Rollins, 1892 Apr. 23.


Autograph letter signed : Kumamoto, Japan, to Alice Wellington Rollins, 1892 Apr. 23.

Praising her new book; mentioning that "sensations of the tropics, reawakened, come still to [him] painfully"; noting that he is now teaching in Kumamoto; describing Kumamoto as "an enormous ugly garrison-town, full of soldiery and Europeanization"; saying he hopes his first book on Japan will be out "in the fall, or by the beginning of '93"; telling her he has "a little Japanese wife [who is] the daughter of an old Samurai family of Izumo."

1 item (4 p.) ; 20.8 cm.


SNAC Resource ID: 7884630

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