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Harcourt, Ellen Knowles


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Carl Sandburg letters

Identifier: MS-SC1325A
Scope and Contents Nine letters, some handwritten some typed and all signed, to Alfred Harcourt. Letter 1922, asks Alfred for a loan of $600.00 to help him buy land next to his house in Elmhurst. Letter, 1927, tells him that has accepted an invitation to read a poem at Harvard but declined an invitation to speak on Lincoln at the National Republican Club of New York City. Also includes a note of condolence on the death of Alfred's mother, a note on hearing of a serious accident involving "Hake" Hastings, his...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1922 - 1960