Typed letter signed ("G.W. Cable") to Mr. F.C. Norton ("Dear Sir") answering a request for lecture and reading rates. George Washington Cable.
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Typed letter signed ("G.W. Cable") to Mr. F.C. Norton ("Dear Sir") answering a request for lecture and reading rates.

Northampton [MA]: August 18, 1898.

1 p. typed, with holograph note. 8vo. Old toning not affecting signature, else very good. Item #315359

A letter by the American novelist known for his realistic protrayals of Creole life in his native New Orleans, with an apologetic holograph note that reads: "Pardon the crudeness of my inexperienced typewriter."

Cable moved to Northampton, MA, after two essays he wrote encouraging racial equality and opposition to Jim Crow were met with hostility in Louisiana.

Price: $50.00