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A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
An original MS
Total Pages : 2
Pages with text: 2
Transcriber: Hall, Sophia
Transcription date: March 3, 2015
Scrutiny: 03/03/2015 - Benny, Ruth;
Signed off: no
72, Fleet Street
18th J[anuar]y 1901
Dear Dr Wallace,
I am glad you like Julie. All your criticisms are fuel and the book is loosely strung together. But I did it as well as I could in the time.
A three-decker?I don't know.I'm not at all sure I could do one. I'm no good at constructi[ng.] But perhaps some time I will try.
So far I have been obliged to keep my books short as our readers cannot afford more than 2/6 and I have no outside sale.
I have a book [MS torn,MS illeg.] [] in the Press. They will be called "Tales For The Marines"2, and will have a few drawings in.-- all at half--a--crown. Some of these tales are not bad -- for me. They have all been in The Clarion, but will look better in the book.
Tomorrow I start away on a five week Fellowship Cruise.
Thanking you for your kind letter[.]
I remain | Yours sincerely | R. Blatchford3 [signature]
1. Text written vertically in pencil in different hand reads "R. Blatchford".
2. Blatchford, R. (1901) Tales for the Marines, London, Clarion Newspaper Co., Ltd.
3. Blatchford, Robert Peel Glanville, (1851-1943) English socialist campaigner, journalist and author. Founder of socialist newspaper The Clarion and spiritualist.
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