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Edwin Lassetter Bynner letter to Benjamin H. Ticknor and a note to Caroline Ticknor, 1886 August 1, no year April 24

 File — Box: BW 27, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

Edwin Lassetter Bynner letter to Benjamin H. Ticknor on the stationery of the Bar Association of the City of Boston, 1886 August 1, asking about the terms of publishing what he felt was his best work, "Agnes Surriage" a historical novel about the coastal town of Marblehead, Massachusetts. It was published in 1887 by Ticknor with several editions as late as 1923 by Houghton Mifflin with the "Marblehead Edition."

Also included is a note from Bynner to Caroline Ticknor sending her one of the famous Cuban bull-fight fans as a remembrance of Nassau and asking about the well being of her family. (Fan not enclosed). No year mentioned. April 24.

Dates

  • 1886 August 1
  • no year April 24

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Extent

From the Collection: .06 Cubic Feet (Two letter sized folders )

Language of Materials

English

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States