Letter from Booth Tarkington to May Wright Sewall.

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TARKINGTON, BOOTH NOV 29 1918?

Nov 29. 18

Dear Mrs. Sewall:-

I am distressed to know of your uninproved physical [?] [?]; and I trust you will come through it heartily, as you have come through other such retrogressions of health.

I am sorry that I did not volunteer to see that your [?]

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[?] in [Parlament?]. I feared to take the responsibility for its safety, and was especially fearful because I know no one in that [town?].

I have little faith in Mr. [Burles?] was in the [Democratic?] administration generally! But I think now the man must be trusted registered to the mails.

I leave here early tomorrow morning for New York & shall be home by the 14th of

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December. Nicholson & I share a very trustworthy stenographer, and I shall feel as humanly safe as one can feel to entrust her with the copying of the [?]. She will make two copies; one I will return, with the original, to you, and [operate?] upon publishers with the other. I will add a note, to an introduction, [?] a point of what I suggested to you - marking the fact of your previous rejection

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of "?[pay?] [phenomence?]". (It seems a coinsidence that just now, as I came from the post office with your letter, I found Margaret [Deland?] here, talking of that subject with Mrs. Tarkington. Mrs. [Deland?] - always a skeptic until lately - feels that it is to be the great answer.)

I think it would be best to have the ? sent me (registered) about the 14th. As soon as the copy is completed I will place it in the hands of a publisher - I shall have to decide which one would be most inclined toward it, for of course it is necessary that a publisher should

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himself wish the "push" a [work?], as well as merely print it. I assure you that I will do everything within my power not only to get it printed but to get it "pushed". I shall be sufficiently rewarded by your wishing me to have charge of it; and I shall be at no expense, and consequently could not honestly attack the royalties! I hope that there will be royalties and that they will

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