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H. L. Mencken letter to D. Lorraine Yerkes

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Typed and signed letter written by journalist, satirist, and critic H. L. Mencken to Lorraine Yerkes mentioning Mencken's acquiantance with the late playwright and entrepreneur Wilson Mizner, his astonishment that Mrs. Paepcke's daughter is old enough to marry, and the "damndest flood of nuisance mail I have ever encountered" upon his return from his Florida vacation, dated April 17, 1948.

Box 9, F0211: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Gift of Robert Dick, 2006.

Processed and encoded by George Apodaca, March 2016.

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University of Delaware Library Special Collections
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University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Finding Aid Date
2016 March 1
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H. L. Mencken letter to D. Lorraine Yerkes, 1948 April 17.
Box 9 Folder F0211

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