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[Letter] 1898 September 10, [Duking], [to] Mr. Russell, London / Gelett Burgess.

Title: [Letter] 1898 September 10, [Duking], [to] Mr. Russell, London / Gelett Burgess.
Personal Author: Burgess, Gelett, 1866-1951.
Date: 1898 September 10.
Extent: [1] leaf.
Dimensions: 26 x 20 cm.
General Note: Autograph letter, signed.
Abstract: Burgess asks if Russell has done anything with the dime novel cuts yet, and if he hasn't to send Burgess the proofs and "I will write a bloodthirsty, impossible Munchausen sort of romance using them profusely" to make an amusing book. He requests a $100 advance on 10% royalties and prophesies that whether it does well or not, it will be a "ripping good" read. He is currently working on a book of modern fairy tales called "Lively City" which might be syndicated by McClure's but if not, he offers the recipient the rights. He also asks for a statement about "Enfant Terible" regarding his current work.
Personal Subject: Burgess, Gelett, 1866-1951 -- Correspondence.
Corporate Subject: McClure's magazine.
Recipient: Russell.
 

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