Booth Tarkington to May Wright Sewall July 29, 1919

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Booth Tarkington to May Wright Sewall July 29, 1919

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{in a second hand: "Tarkington, Booth July 29, 1919"}

{in a second hand:" SEAWOOD Kennebunkport, Maine"}

July 29, 1919

Dear Mrs. Sewall;

Over three weeks ago I wired Mr. Howland urging a decision about your ms. I haven't heard from him. I suggest that you write him a note (Mr. H. H. Howland. Bobbs Merrill Co. Indianapolis) and hint that you can wait no longer.

I am persona non grata with Harpers just now; my friend in that firm, died last winter; I am with drawing from them and they are not please. I have had

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a talk with the Appleton literary adviser about your ms - he was much interested, and if the result of pressure on the B - M people is a negative decision, I suggest Appleton as a next reader.

I hope your improve ment continues & will proceed at a continuously accelerating pace.

With all good wishes,

Faithfully yours,

Booth Tarkington

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