George Washington Cable letter to Mr. Ridenig
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One autograph letter written and signed by American novelist, George Washington Cable, to "Mr. Ridenig," writing, "Nevermind the typewritten copy of my MSS. Your suggestion puts me in mind of a store of stuff in the garret of my memory, which I have never before thought to use." Cable reminisces about his "boyhood," recounting having met a number of boy and girl slaves, and remarks, "The growing African mind is worth writing a few lives about in playful earnest and kind good faith." Sent from his home in Northampton, Massachusetts, on January 13, 1901.
Box 2, F0030: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.
Originally laid in Special Collections' copy of George Washington Cable'sThe Negro Question (E185.61.C18 c2)
Processed and encoded by George Apodaca, April 2016.
- University of Delaware Library Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
- Finding Aid Date
- 2016 April 14
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