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[Letter] 1911 December 15, [New York, NY] [to] Mr. Brown / John Kendrick Bangs.

Title: [Letter] 1911 December 15, [New York, NY] [to] Mr. Brown / John Kendrick Bangs.
Personal Author: Bangs, John Kendrick, 1862-1922.
Date: 1911 December 15.
Extent: [1] leaf.
Dimensions: 20 x 12 cm.
General Note: The letter is written on Century Club letterhead.
Abstract: Bangs, quoting a "distinguished statesman," proclaims that he is "deeeeeeeeeeeeeeeelighted" to comply with Mr. Brown's request for an autograph. He mentions also that he has just returned from a lecture tour in the West, which has rendered his pen a "trifle shaky." Bangs is remembered as a lecturer, a humorist, and an editor from New York. He edited Life magazine, Harper 19s Weekly, Munsey 19s Weekly, New Metropolitan Magazine, Puck, and worked on the staff of Harper 19s Magazine. Simultaneously, he published articles and humorous sketches, publishing over thirty volumes at the time this letter was written, in addition to writing two plays. He was a popular lecturer, writing and performing under a variety of assumed names.
Personal Subject: Bangs, John Kendrick, 1862-1922 -- Correspondence.
Subject: Autographs--Collectors and collecting.
Recipient: Mr. Brown.
 

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