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    Dickens Doodle Dandy

    [Charles Dickens]. George M. Cohan. Autograph Letter Signed. [New York state (?): ca. 1940].

    Single sheet of stationery (10.5 x 6.875 inches; 268 x 175 mm.). Eighteen lines written in pencil in an easily legible cursive hand.

    Twentieth century wove paper with a textual watermark ("Fifth Avenue"). Foldlines (two horizontal and one vertical), and subtle wrinkling to left edge, but overall in very good condition.

    The undated letter, written by the father of American musical comedy, includes the instructions "Please return / From Geo. Cohan" in the upper left corner. The text is as follows: "Dear Anne, Thanks for the Dickensians -- Who told you that I'm one of the real Dickens fans of America? Haven't had time as yet to look them through but I know I'll love the little booklets. Also thanks for the 'Connecticut Captain' -- I'll get at that one too -- It's mighty nice of you my dear to think of me so often. Hope your Red Sox keep up their good work -- Looks to me like an open race in the in the American League. I'm spending most of my time in the Country these days. Me no like this big City hot weather. Love George M." From the H. Barry Morris Collection.


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