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TO SMITH, TEVIS CLYDE: 1930 - 1933 (49)

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. January 1930, Many thanks for the letter you wrote Farnsworth . . .

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. February 1930, Well, here is the letter.

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. February 1930, Salaam, Fear Ohghruagach: / Life is a cynical, romantic pig . . .
     Contains Untitled ("Life is a cynical, romantic pig") (poem).

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. March 1930, Well, Fear Finn, tell Cuchullain the Dutchess . . .
     Contains "The Autumn of the World" (poem); "A Tribute to the Sportsmanship of the Fans" (poem);
     "Aw Come On and Fight" (poem); and "The Song of the Sage" (poem). "The Autumn of the World" has been published separately.


To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. March 1930, Well, Fear Finn: / I trust you are in good healthel . . .
     Contains "Whispers" (poem). "Whispers" has been published separately.

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. early April 1930, Well, Fear Finn, you mention being in a lethargic . . .
     Contains "Ambition" (poem); "Whispers on the Nightwind" (poem); "The Gladiator and the Lady" (poem).
     "Whispers on the Nightwind" and "The Gladiator and the Lady" have both been published separately.


To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. April 1930, Salaam: / Well, Fear Finn, I believe in days gone yore . . .
     Contains "The Mutiny of the Hellroarer" and "The Return of the Sea-Farer" (poem).
     "The Return of the Sea-Farer" has been published separately.

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. May 1930, Salaam: / Well, Fear Finn, I hope this letter finds you o.k. . . .

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. May 1930, Well, Fear Finn, I was in Brownwood yesterday . . .
     Contains "A Stirring of Green Leaves" (poem); "The Rhyme of the Viking Path" (poem);
     and "A Marching Song of Connacht" (poem).  "A Stirring of Green Leaves", "The Rhyme of the Viking Path" and
     "A Marching Song of Connacht" have all been published separately.


To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. week of June 9, 1930, Well, Fear Finn: / The pictures came at last and here they are.

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. July 1930, Salaam, Fear Finn: / Then Stein the peddler . . .
     Contains Untitled ("Then Stein the peddler . . .") (poem) and "A Ballad of Beer" (poem).
     "A Ballad of Beer" has been published separately.


To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. July 1930, Salaam, Fear Finn: / Well, me bauld buccaneer . . .
     Contains "Lives and Crimes of Notable Artists".  "Lives and Crimes of Notable Artists" has been published separately.

To Tevis Clyde Smith, late July or early August 1930, Well, Fear Finn: / I haven’t heard from our story, . . .
     Contains "Voyages with Villains".

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. September 1930, Well, Fear Finn, me bauld braw Hieland bully . . .

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. early September 1930, Well, Fear Finn: / I hope you’ll sell the duelling story.
     Contains "Daughter of Evil" (poem).   "Daughter of Evil" has been published separately.

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. Nov 1930, Well, Fear Finn: / I read your article . . .

To Tevis Clyde Smith, probably ca. December 1930, I’m not surprized that Byrne . . .

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. Dec 1930, Well, Fear Finn: / I don’t know when I’ll be able . . .

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. January 1931, Well, Fear Finn: / You owe me a letter, but . . .

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. February 1931, Fear Finn: / I’ve delayed writing you, hoping I’d receive . . .

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. March 1931, Well, Fear Finn: / Congratulations on your history . . .

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. March 1931, Fear Finn: / I don’t have to tell you how sorry I am . . .

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. March 14, 1931, Well, Fear Finn: / Heigho for sunny San Antonio.

To Tevis Clyde Smith, May 9, 1931, Fear Finn: / Have youse heard anything more . . .

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. mid-May 1931, Well Fear Finn: / I got a letter from Bradford saying that . . .

To Tevis Clyde Smith, week of May 18, 1931, Fear Finn: / I should have answered your letter . . .

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. early June 1931, Fear Finn: / Thanks very much for the Frontier . . .

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. August 1931, Fear Finn: / Well, I doubt if this missile will be very scintillant . . .

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. September 1931, Fear Finn: / Lizzen my children and you shall be told . . .
     Contains Untitled ("Lizzen my children and you shall be told") (poem).

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. September 1931, Fear Finn: / I’ve been waiting for a letter from you . . .

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. October 1931, Fear Finn: / The reason I haven’t written you sooner . . .

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. November 1931, Fear Finn: / I wrote Bradford a coarse rude letter . . .
     Contains "Who is Grandpa Theobold?" (poem) and Untitled ("Let me rest with the ages").
     "Who is Grandpa Theobold" has been published separately.

To Tevis Clyde Smith, November 1931, Fear Finn: / Here are the blasted verses.
     Contains "The Last Day" (poem) and "Moonlight on a Skull" (poem).
     Both poems were previously sold to WEIRD TALES, but were not published at the time of this letter.

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. November 1931, Fear Finn: / Have you heard anything from the Christopher?
     Contains Untitled ("Many fell at the grog-shop walls") (poem).

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. early January 1932, Dear Clyde: / I only learned of your uncle’s death today.

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. February 1932, Fear Finn: / Well, how runs the world these days?

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. March 1932, Fear Finn: / Sorry to hear you’ve been carved on again.

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. March 1932, Fear Finnel: / When I wzs a kie in East Texas . . .

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. April 1932, Fear Finn: / I heard from that bone-crushing man-eater . . .
     Contains "A Weird Ballad" (poem) and "Little Brown Man of Nippon" (poem).
     "A Weird Ballad" and "Little Brown Man of Nippon" have both been published separately.


To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. May 1932, Fear Finn: / Just a bit of press-agenting . . .
     Hand-written, on stationary from the Worth Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas.

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. May 1932, Fear Finn: / Well, here I am back at the old home town . . .

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. May 1932, Fear Finn: / Thank you very much for going to all the trouble . . .
     Contains "The Toy Rattle Murder Case".

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. May 1932, Fear Finn: / Lo, friend, I approach thee with a liver . . .
     Contains "John Brown" (poem); "Abe Lincoln" (poem); "John Kelley" (poem); "The Tom Thumb Moider Mystery";
     and "Authorial Version of Duna" (poem). "John Brown" and "Abe Lincoln" have both been published separately.


To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. very late May 1932, Fear Finn: / Let us tool forth to Australia . . .

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. August 1932, Fear Finn: / I don’t know when I’ve enjoyed a pome . . .
     Contains "Dreaming in Israel" (poem) and "Samson’s Broodings" (poem).
     "Dreaming in Israel" and "Samson’s Broodings" have both been published separately.


To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. September 1932, Fear Finn: / You owe me a letter, you louse, he said . . .
     Contains "A Glass of Vodka" and "One Blood Strain" (poem).

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. November 1932, Fear Finn: / Well, I finally get around to answering . . .
     Contains "Lines to G.B. Shaw" (poem); "A Mick in Israel" (poem); "Musings" (2) (poem); and "Envoy" (poem).
     "Musings" (2) has been published separately.


To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. May 1933, Fear Finn: / I was in Brownwood yesterday . . .

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. October 1933, Fear Finn: / The Galleon Press has just brought out . . .



TO SMITH, TEVIS CLYDE: Undated (15)

To Tevis Clyde Smith, Undated, Salaam / Again glancing over your last letter . . .
     Contains "Surrender" (2) (poem); "I Praise My Nativity" (poem); and "Dreaming" (poem).
      "Surrender" (2) and "I Praise My Nativity" have both been publish separately.


To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. between 1926 and March 1928, Ha ha! Your not going to get off so easily . . .
     Contains "The Coming of Bast" (poem).

To Tevis Clyde Smith, Undated, Salaam: / I have forgotten whether you or Truett . . .
     Contains "A Song of College" (poem); "That Women May Sing of Us" (poem); "Sighs in the Yellow Leaves" (poem);
     "A Song of Greenwich" (
poem); and "Ballade" (poem).  "Ballade" has been published separately.

To Tevis Clyde Smith, Undated, The Seeker thrust . . .
     Contains Untitled ("The Seeker thrust . . ."); "To a Certain Cultured Woman" (poem); "The Winds of the Sea" (2) (poem);
     "The Iron Harp" (a cycle of five poems, including "Out of the Deep"; "Babel"; "Laughter in the Gulf"; "Moon Shame";
     "A Crown for a King").
      "The Winds of the Sea" (2), "Out of the Deep", "Babel”, "Laughter in the Gulf", "Moon Shame", and
     "A Crown for a King"” have all been published separately.


To Tevis Clyde Smith, Undated, Not even a movie in this godforsaken town . . .

To Tevis Clyde Smith, Undated, Well, Fear Finn, I read your story . . .
     Contains "The Cuckoo’s Revenge" (poem); "The Madness of Cormac" (poem); and "A Challenge to Bast" (poem).
     "The Cuckoo’s Revenge" and "A Challenge to Bast" have both been published separately.


To Tevis Clyde Smith, Undated, Fear Finn: / I’m damned if I can think of anything . . .
     Contains "A Poet’s Skull" (poem).
     "A Poet’s Skull" has been published separately.


To Tevis Clyde Smith, Undated, Salaam: / Shadows of Dreams
     Contains "Shadows of Dreams" (poem).
     "Shadows of Dreams" has been published separately.


To Tevis Clyde Smith, Undated, Salaam: / There once was a wicked . . .
     Contains Untitled ("There once was a wicked old elf") (poem); Untitled ("There are grim things did, . . .") (poem);
     and "To Lyle Saxon" (poem). "To Lyle Saxon" has been published separately.


To Tevis Clyde Smith, Undated, If you don't publish this . . .
     Contains "The Viking of the Sky" (poem).  "The Viking of the Sky" has been published separately.

To Tevis Clyde Smith, Undated, Salaam: / As my dear public . . .
     Contains Untitled ("As my dear public remembers . . .").

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. before July 1925, “King Bahthur’s Court”
     Contains "King Bahthur’s Court".

To Tevis Clyde Smith, Undated, Ahatou noyon, Fear Finn: / Thinking of nothing . . .
     Contains "The Werewolf Murder Case".

To Tevis Clyde Smith, Undated, Salaam / Skulls against the Dawn
     Contains "Skulls Against the Dawn" (poem) and "Drummings on an Empty Skull" (poem).

To Tevis Clyde Smith, Undated, unsent, Show this to Truett . . .
     Contains "To An Earth Bound Soul" (poem); "To All Lords of Cmmerce" (poem).





TO SMITH, TEVIS CLYDE: Documents Enclosed with Letters (9)

"The Adventurer’s Mistress" (2) (poem)
     Contains "The Adventurer’s Mistress" (2) (poem)
.
     The verse has been published separately

I’ve done my part in writing it.
     Contains Untitled (“There were three lads . . .”) (poem)
.

Poem penned by Akbar Ali . . .
     Contains Untitled ("Match a toad with a far-winged hawk") (poem).

"Crusade" (poem)
     Contains "Crusade" (poem)
.  "Crusade" has been published separately.

"Sang the King of Midian" (poem)
     Contains "Sang the King of Midian" (poem).  "Sang the King of Midian" has been published separately.

"Renunciation" (poem)
     Contains "Renunciation" (poem). "Renunciation" has been published separately.

"Thoughts of an Afghan on a raid"
     This is a cartoon.

"Relentless Reginald . . ."
     This is a cartoon.

Drawing of a strange cow.
     This is a cartoon.



TO SWANSON, CARL (3)

To Carl Swanson, ca. March 1932 I am sending you . . .

To Carl Swanson, ca. April 1932 I am interested in . . .

To Carl Swanson, ca. late May1932 I’m sorry you had . . .




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