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    Lew Wallace Note to his Editor Autograph letter signed, "Lew W." in pencil, 5.5" x 6.25", Boston, June 18, [n.y.] to Mr. Clark, presumably his editor, detailing a note for an unknown book. The author of Ben Hur writes: "I am out of addressed envelopes for proof-sheets. On page 62 I have remodeled a paragraph, and so greatly improved it that I hope you will see the substitute adopted and set up in its proper place." After his service as a Major General in the Civil War, Wallace turned to writing novels including Ben Hur (1880), The Fair God (1873), and The Prince of India (1893). Light creases, otherwise fairly clean and bright. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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