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    W. Somerset Maugham. Typed Letter Signed to John W. Rumsey, Maugham's American Theatrical Agent. A two-page letter written from Mexico, dated October 29, 1924, signed "W. S. Maugham." Entertaining business letter in which Maugham forcefully advises against casting actress Peggy O'Neil in Rain. Usual folds, staple holes and faint paper clip marks. Else fine.

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    A two-page letter written on Morelos Hotel (Cuernavaca, Mexico) stationery, dated October 29, 1924, signed "W. S. Maugham." Entertaining business letter in which Maugham forcefully advises against casting actress Peggy O'Neil in Rain: "She has lately been playing 'Quality Street' in the provinces and her performance has been described to me by all who have seen it as beneath contempt." Usual folds; staple holes and faint paper clip marks to top left corners. Else fine.

    From the Collection of Norman F. Moore.



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