Box MS-053 001
Contains 47 Results:
Thanks Christine profusely for copy of “Five at Ashfield”, and congratulates her on its publication. States that he is reading the book in his spare time and compliments the book’s prose and other features. Writes that he will review the book for the News & Courier if time permits. Further compliments the book in closing.
Mentions that Houhgton Mifflin seems to have forgotten his existence. States that he is glad Christine approves of the Gus Stoneys. Writes that he has been working on his current book for “forty years” and that it is only two-thirds complete. Brings Mrs. Govan’s attention to Allen Smart of Chillicothe, Ohio and offers a brief biography of him. Brings well wishes to Mr. Govan and Mrs. Govan herself.
Mentions that his new book "Skinny" has been published by Viking and asks whether Mrs. Govan would like a copy sent to her. Mentions that William Steele will speak at the banquet at Lake Jackson in a couple of weeks for a Georgia Library Clubs’ gathering, and that Burch himself will also be there. He hopes that he can meet Steele and Christine there.
He is complimented by the fact that Govan’s grandson wants him to sign his book. Mentions that Annis Duff named his next book, which is “D.J.’s Worst Enemy.” He offers advice about Govan’s “Viking and World situation” and offers his positive experiences with Viking. He compliments Annis Duff’s ability as an editor. He also compliments Ann Beneduce at World.
Compliments write-up. Mentions the Croft Fair. Mentions that his daughter and grandson will be there July 18th and 19th. Sends good wishes.
Mentions success of Dexter [illegible’s] eye operation. He is off to a Presbyterian Camp.