Letter from Bliss Carman to Rufus Hathaway, November 5, 1926 : a machine-readable transcription.
Author: Carman, Bliss, 1861-1929
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Letter from Bliss Carman to Rufus Hathaway, November 5, 1926.
Author: Bliss Carman
The Rufus Hathaway collection of Canadian literature. Vertical file. Folder 464.
Recipient: Hathaway, Rufus Hawtin, 1869-1933
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Letter from Bliss Carman to Rufus Hathaway, November 5, 1926
New Canaan, Connecticut
5 Nov. 1926
My Dear Hathaway:
I have just seen your
noble blast in the Bookman.
It is easy reading for the
gratulated object of your
ever generous remembrance.
I note one or two slips as
to facts, - which don't matter at all except for your
satisfaction. My pater's
grandfather's name was
William, and he
was born in
Long Island, and was brought
Parrtown) by his father
Richard the Loyalist, and
are of the original grantees
By the way it is interesting
that there is a
Saint John River, and a
Long Island nearby, though
not on the island of course.
River Islands cannot have
on account of spring freshets.
Also for the “
William Hayes Ward, a
distinguished old scholar
and a true lover of poetry.
Also The Chap. Book was
just completing their
I was with it until they
took it to
Chicago - where it