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Object Name Letter
Creator O. Henry
Object ID 2000.03.43
Collection Gilman Hall Collection
Year Range from 1902.0
Year Range to 1910.0
Scope & Content 2-page handwritten letter on watermarked paper from O. Henry to Gilman Hall, written in ink. Watermark bears the date 1902. Top of page marked "28 W. 26." Dated "Monday 3 P.M." Addressed to "Dear Sir." O. Henry asks for $5, and writes: "I have economised by eating the smallest lobsters" and "But just now there came a smell of frying bacon in the window, and all my pride has vanished." Signed: "Your most humble ser[?] X / Bill."
Extent of Description 6" x 8"