Mayne Reid letter to Charles Felt
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Captain Thomas Mayne Reid was a British novelist, born in Ireland. He emigrated to the United States in 1840, and after various adventures in the West, served as lieutenant in the Mexican War. He returned to England and began writing adventure stories that were especially popular with boys. The first of these wasThe Rifle Rangers (1850), while others include The Scalp Hunters (1851), The White Chief (1855), and The Headless Horseman (1866). His The Plant Hunters or Adventures Among the Himalaya Mountains was first published in London (by J. and C. Brown and Co.) in 1858.
One autograph signed letter from Captain Mayne Reid to Charles Felt, on literary business matters, requesting arrangements for payment and procuring copyright, dated October 29, 1857.
Box 47, F0741: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.
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- 2016 March 8
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