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1932 (41)

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

To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. January 1932, Yes, I enjoyed the postcards . . .

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

To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. February 1932, This isn’t to flaunt my homely countenance, . . .
     This is a postcard, showing REH standing under a palm tree; the photo has been published many times.

To Weird Tales, ca. February 1932, Congratulations on the appearance . . .

To H.P. Lovecraft, March 2, 1932, I’m finally getting around . . .

To Kirk Mashburn, ca. March 1932, I am writing to express my appreciation for . . .

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

To Oriental Stories, Summer 1932, Brundage did a fine job . . .

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

To Carl Jacobi, pm, March 22, 1932, I found your recent letter very interesting . . .

To Wilfred Blanch Talman, ca. March 1932, I’ve finally gotten around to answering . . .

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

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

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 H.P. Lovecraft, ca. April 1932, At last I’ve gotten around . . .

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 H.P. Lovecraft, May 24, 1932, Glad you liked the Oriental story . . .

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

To Carl Swanson, ca. late May 1932, I’m sorry you had . . .

To Wilfred Blanch Talman, ca. July 1932, Thanks very much for “De Halve Maen.”

To H.P. Lovecraft, July 13, 1932, It is with the utmost humiliation . . .

To H.P. Lovecraft, August 9, 1932, I am very sorry to hear of your recent . . .

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 Kirk Mashburn, ca. September 1932, Just a line to congratulate . . .

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 H.P. Lovecraft, September 22, 1932, I read, as always, your comments on . . .

To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. October 1932, I hope you decide . . .

To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. mid-October 1932, Here is the emblem of a lethal form of life . . .
     Previously published as "With a Set of Rattlesnake Rattles."
     This is from an unidentified letter to HPL along with a set of rattlesnake rattles.
     REH later commented about this in another letter to HPL dated November 11, 1933.


To H.P. Lovecraft, November 2, 1932, I want to begin this letter by an apology.

To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. November 1932, Here’s a clipping . . .

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 Magic Carpet Magazine, November 1932, Thanks very much for the remarks . . .

To August Derleth, ca. December (15?) 1932, I had intended answering . . .

To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. December 1932, Having read your latest letter . . .

To Robert H. Barlow, ca. December 1932, Price tells me you are interested . . .

To Robert H. Barlow, ca. December 1932, I’ll be glad to sign the title . . .

To August Derleth, ca. December (29?) 1932, I read your recent letter with the greatest interest . . .


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