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TO PERRY, ALVIN EARL (1)

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  PETAJA, EMIL (8)

To Emil Petaja, November 20, 1934, 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Unpublished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, December 17, 1934, Thank you very much for the splendid sonnet.
     Contains "Cimmeria" (poem).

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Unpublished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

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

To Emil Petaja, February 15, 1936, 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Unpublished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, Date unknown, 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Unpublished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 seven letters from REH to Petaja, and acknowledges that Petaja says he has an eighth, and asks for a copy; no known copies exist, and a copy was not found among the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas.


TO PREECE, HAROLD (19)

To Harold Preece, ca. early 1928, Salaam: You’ll have to pardon me . . .

To Harold Preece, ca. January-February 1928, Salaam: Say, listen, tramp, you owe me a letter . . .
     Contains "Belshazzar" (poem) and "Timur-Lang" (poem).

To Harold Preece, ca. June 1928, Salaam: No, I was not trying to catch flies . . .

To Harold Preece, postcard from Piedras Negras, ca.  June 1928, (no text) [The front and back sides of the postcard are reproduced]

To Harold Preece, June 4, 1928, (No words, just an REH drawing of a sailor waving.)

To Harold Preece, ca. August 1928, Glad you enjoyed our reunion at Fort Worth.

To Harold Preece, pm, September 5, 1928, Yes, I like the idea of Eldorado . . .

To Harold Preece, pm, September 23, 1928, The tang of winter is in the air . . .

To Harold Preece, pm, September 28, 1928, Tunney sure gave Heeney a tough beating . . .
    Note: This letter is to an unknown recipient, likely either to Harold Preece or Tevis Clyde Smith, Glenn Lord thinks Preece.

To Harold Preece, received October 20, 1928 Your stationery is alright.

To Harold Preece, ca. December 1928, You’re right; women are great actors.
     The publications prior to 1985 were incomplete due to the unavailability of a complete letter at the time.
     A complete letter was discovered in 1985.


To Harold Preece, ca. March 1929, I’ve been very neglectful of my correspondence . . .

To Harold Preece, ca. September 1929, I’ve been reading DESTINY BAY and in . . .

To Harold Preece, pm, September 18, 1929, I don’t remember saying anything against . . .
     This letter is dated ca. August 1929 in THE LAST CELT.

To Harold Preece, pm, January 4, 1930, Yes, we fade from youth swiftly.

To Harold Preece, ca. February 1930, Go manee jeea git. You’re in Kansas now, eh?

To Harold Preece, postmarked March 24, 1930, Thanks for the picture.
     Contains "Song Before Clontarf" (poem).

To Harold Preece, ca. early Apr 1930 Thanks for the Saint Padraic’s card.

To Harold Preece, ca. October 1930, Well, Harold, how did you like my story . . .

To Harold Preece, ca. October or early November 1930, Well, Harold, I’m sorry to hear your nose . . .

To Harold Preece, pm, November 24, 1930, I hope you’ll pardon my negligence . . .
     Contains Untitled ("Slow shifts the sands of time . . .") (poem).


TO PRICE, E. HOFFMANN (3)

To E. Hoffmann Price, February 15, 1936, I have eventually found time to answer your cards.

To E. Hoffmann Price, April 21, 1936, Glad you-all liked “She-Devil.”

To E. Hoffmann Price, June 3, 1936, Sorry to hear Pawang Ali has been banished.
     This is a postcard.


TO PRICE, NOVALYNE (10)

To Novalyne Price, September 27, 1934, How about going to the show . . .

To Novalyne Price, ca. December 1934, Like my meal-ticket, Conan the Cimmerian . . .

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

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

To Novalyne Price, February 14, 1936, I heard yesterday you had . . .

To Novalyne Price, February 15, 1936, I’m sorry but I won’t be able . . .

To Novalyne Price, March 5, 1936, I just now read the letter . . .

To Novalyne Price, May 27, 1936, You needn’t have bothered . . .


TO THE RING MAGAZINE (1)

To The Ring, ca. 1926, Here is my opinion on the greatest heavyweights. . .


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