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Cable, George Washington, 1844-1925


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

George Washington Cable letter to Mr. Ridenig

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0030
Abstract One autograph letter written and signed by American novelist, George Washington Cable, to "Mr. Ridenig," writing, "Nevermind the typewritten copy of my MSS. Your suggestion puts me in mind of a store of stuff in the garret of my memory, which I have never before thought to use." Cable reminisces about his "boyhood," recounting having met a number of boy and girl slaves, and remarks, "The growing African mind is worth writing a few lives about in playful earnest and kind good faith." Sent...
Dates: 1901 January 13

George Washington Cable letters and photograph

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0029

Three autograph letters written and signed by American novelist, George Washington Cable, addressed to William J. Bok, "My dear Carey," and "Miss Tilda," as well as a black and white photograph of Cable. Two relate to his literature, informing Bok to print his third and concluding story as part of the Acadian series, and the third relays instructions to "Carey" concerning photograph proofs, all dating from 1887 to 1901.

Dates: 1887 January 8-1901 August 17

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