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To Alvin Earl Perry, ca. early 1935, The first character I ever created . . .
This letter originally appeared in a short biographical article by Alvin Earl Perry. It appears that Mr. Perry had received a letter from REH talking about all sorts of things, including where most of his characters first started. The location of the original letter is unknown and likely lost.  It also appears that Mr. Perry paraphrased most of the letter, the quoted section is mostly about REH’s characters.

To H. P. Lovecraft, ca. January 1935, I have finally found time . . .

To H. P. Lovecraft, ca. January 1935, As for my alleged "anti-human" tendencies . . .
     Unsent draft.

To August Derleth, ca. February 1935, I would have written you long ago . . .

To Emil Petaja, February 7, 1935, Contents unknown
Unpublished
In a letter from 
L. Sprague de Camp to Emile Petaja, June 9, 1978, de Camp says he has a copy of a letter from REH to Petaja of this date; no known copies exist, and a copy was not found among the L. Sprague de Camp papers at Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas.

To Emil Petaja, March 6, 1935, Glad the ms. proved satisfactory.

To Charles D. Hornig, May 3, 1935, I’m very sorry . . .

To Farnsworth Wright, May 6, 1935, I always hate to write a letter like this . . .

To Otis Adelbert Kline, May 13, 1935, I’m writing this to ask . . .

To H. P. Lovecraft, ca. May 1935, The reason I haven’t answered . . .

To August Derleth, ca. June 1935, I reckon you’ve wondered at times . . .

To Novalyne Price, June 19, 1935, The weather is good . . .
     This is a postcard.

To Novalyne Price, June 19, 1935, Dear Novalyne . . . cordially . . .
     This is a postcard.  The front of the postcard is a photograph of a snake swallowing a rabbit.

To August Derleth, June 20, 1935, This card was purchased in Lincoln . . .

To Novalyne Price, July 4, 1935, I take my typewriter . . .

To August Derleth, July 4, 1935, Thanks very much for the article, “Afternoon in June.” . . .

To Novalyne Price, July 8, 1935, Thank you for your invitation to call . . .

To H. P. Lovecraft, ca. July 1935, Thanks very much for the fine post-cards . . .

To Emil Petaja, July 23, 1935, Please believe my delay in answering . . .

To Clark Ashton Smith, July 23, 1935, I’m ashamed of my long delay in answering . . .

To Emil Petaja, September 6, 1935, Yes, I did like . . .

To H. P. Lovecraft, October 3, 1935, Here are some clippings . . .

To August Derleth, November 1, 1935, I should have written you months ago . . .

To August Derleth, November 28, 1935, Thanks for the opportunity of reading . . .

To H. P. Lovecraft, December 5, 1935, A rather belated reply to your interesting . . .

To Robert H. Barlow, Dec 17, 1935, Thank you very much for the copy . . .

To August Lenniger, Dec 27, 1935, I have received your letter of the 17th.



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