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THEODORE ROOSEVELT EMPLOYS THE LOST ART OF THE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ~~  ‘THAT WAS SUCH A FINE LETTER OF YOURS THAT I MUST SEND YOU JUST ONE LINE…. I AM TOUCHED BY WHAT YOU SAY.’

ROOSEVELT, THEODORE (1858-1919) 26th President of the United States. Typed Note boldly Signed, “T. Roosevelt,” on his name-imprinted: The Outlook  / 287 Fourth Ave / New York  stationery. One page, square octavo [approx 6 x 7 inches].  New York, November 11, 1912.

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C DAY LEWIS ATTEMPTS TO GET CLIFFORD [HENRY DYMENT] ON THE CIVIL LIST OR GET FUNDS FROM THE ROYAL LITERARY FUND TO HELP SUPPORT HIM DURING HIS ILLNESSS

DAY LEWIS, C(ECIL).  (1904-1972).  English poet and novelist. Two Typed Letters Signed, “C. Day Lewis”, on his name-imprinted and illustrated Chatto and Windus Ltd. letterhead.  Two seperate pages, quarto.  “62 Iverness Terrace, Bayswater, London, W.2.”, December 21st, 1970.

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VIRGINIA WOOLF POLITELY DECLINES WRITING THE ENTRY FOR WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY IN THE ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA, SAYING THAT SHE KNOWS “SO LITTLE” ABOUT HIM!

WOOLF, VIRGINIA.  (1882-1941).  British novelist, essayist and critic.  Scarce Typed Letter Signed, “Virginia Woolf”, on her light blue, imprinted 52 Tavistock Square, W.C.1. Telephone: Museum 2621 stationery.  Full page, small quarto.  Very fine condition.  Bloomsbury, February 5, 1928.   To: ‘Dear Mr. Lynd’. 

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RAYMOND CHANDLER DISCUSSES CHANGING PUBLISHERS  —  “MYSTERY WRITES OF AMERICA… IS FUSSING ABOUT STORIES AGAIN”… “I DON’T LIKE THE CURTIS BROWN ORGANIZATION VERY WELL…NO ONE IN IT KNOWS ABOUT BOOKS OR WRITING, SO I AM THINKING ABOUT MAKING A CHANGE”

CHANDLER, RAYMOND. (1888-1959). Writer of crime fiction, and creator of the hardboiled detective Phillip Marlowe; best known for his: The Big Sleep (1939), The High Window (1942), and The Lady in The Lake (1943).  Uncommon Typed Letter Signed, “Ray,” On his name imprinted 49 Carlton Hill, London, N.W. 8, Mai 4407 letterhead. One full page, quarto. February 21, 1956.

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E.E. CUMMINGS  — “ONE OF THE VERY FEW  /  ’YOUNGER AMERICAN WRITERS’  WHO  /  DESERVES TO BE CALLED A POET…”

CUMMINGS, E(DWARD) E(STLIN).  (1894-1962).  American poet.  Uncommon Typed Letter Signed, “E.E. Cummings”, in red crayon, written in the style of his poetry.  One page, quarto.  “4 Patchin Place, New York City, 11”, May 16, 1955.  Very fine condition.  To “Dear Miss Nicolson”. 

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CHURCHILL INFORMS HIS UK PUBLISHER, CASSELL ABOUT THE GREATEST COUP OF POST WORLD WAR II PUBLISHING — AND OFFERS THE PUBLICATION DATES AND DETAILS OF  CHURCHILL’S:   THE SECOND WORLD WAR

CHURCHILL, SIR WINSTON S.  (1874-1965).  British politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1940-1945, 1951-1955).  Important Typed Letter Signed, “Yours sincerely, Winston S. Churchill”, with a lengthy five-line paragraph written entirely in his hand above his bold closing signature, on his imprinted 28, Hyde Park Gate, London, S.W.7 stationery.   Two full pages, quarto.  London, January 23, 1948. 

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THEODORE ROOSEVELT ON WOODROW WILSON  ~~  “PERSONALLY, HOWEVER, I BELIEVE THAT IF WE HAD HAD A PRESIDENT OF THE RIGHT KIND, A PRESIDENT LIKE ANDREW JACKSON, FOR INSTANCE, WHO WOULD NOT HAVE TOLERATED THE DREADFUL THINGS DONE TO US BY GERMANY, HE COULD HAVE AROUSED OUR PEOPLE.  A ‘BUGLE CALL FROM THE WHITE HOUSE’ WILL AROUSE MANY A SLOTHFUL OR TIMID OR SHORTSIGHTED…AMERICAN”

ROOSEVELT, THEODORE. (1858-1919). Twenty-sixth President of the United States (1901-9).  Superb Typed Letter Signed, “Theodore Roosevelt,” on his imprinted Oyster Bay, Long Island, N.Y stationery.  One full page, small quarto.  September 1st, 1915. 

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