Letters of William Dean Howells [manuscript], 1890-1915.


Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. Letters of William Dean Howells [manuscript], 1890-1915.

Letters of William Dean Howells [manuscript], 1890-1915.

On 1890 August 29, Howells wrote to Harper & Brothers sending corrections for his introduction to Giovanni Verga's "The house by the medlar-tree." On 1895 November 19, he wrote to Mr. Hawkins declining Mr. Bacheller's invitation to speak at a dinner. On 1915 May 21, he wrote to Grant Overton, of the New York "Sun" that he never saw any "proof of the rumor about the sealed instructions of the Russian fleet which visited us during the Civil War" but that John Jay believed the incident true.

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Bacheller, Irving, 1859-1950

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Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920

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