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Lleweyln Powys Letters
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Letters to Charles Perry Gould and The Simple Cobbler of Aggawam Introduction Drafts

1/01: Llewelyn Powys to Charles Perry Gould discussing a book being published which Llewelyn wrote an introduction for, also included two postcards of Davos, Switzerland. March 22, 1936 (with envelope)

1/02: Llewelyn Powys to Charles Perry Gould, asking to send Mr. Gould his Story of Life. April 2, 1937

1/03: Carlie Mallett to Charles Perry Gould in response to Gould's inquiry about the editions they have for The Simple Cobbler of Agawam. July 21, 1938

1/04: John C. Powys to Charles Perry Gould responding to Mr. Gould's inquiry about knowledge of The Simple Cobbler of Agawam. John knows nothing of the book but refers the inquirer to his brother Llewelyn. October 21, 1938

1/04.1: Llewelyn Powys to Charles P. Gould discussing details and payment for Llewelyn to write the introduction for the book. October 26, 1938 (with envelope and photograph of Llewelyn)

1/05: Llewelyn Powys to Mr. Gould speaking of the enclosed introduction and the pleasure it gave Llewelyn to write it. Also included is a postcard of Davos. December 18, 1938 (with envelope)

1/06: Alyse Gregory (Powys) to Charles Perry Gould asking Mr. Gould for a copy of the book that Llewelyn wrote an introduction for. Asks specific things depending upon whether the book was published or not. It's her second letter to Mr. Gould on this topic. April 23, 1947 (with envelope)

1/07: First Draft of Introduction to The Simple Cobbler of Agawam by Nathaniel Ward. Undated (typed)

1/08: Second Draft of Introduction to The Simple Cobbler of Agawam, Undated (typed)

1/09: Third Draft of Introduction to The Simple Cobbler of Agawam, Undated (typed)

1/10: Alyse Gregory to Mr. Gould with talks of how well her husband's works are selling, and plans for more collections to come. Mr. Gould sent her a typed manuscript of the introduction of Llewelyn Powys. April 19, 1948

Lleweyln Powys Letters

  • US TxAM-C 173
  • Collection
  • 1936-1948

This collection contains letters that are instigated by the inquiries of Mr. Charles Perry Gould, and his desire to have Llewelyn Powys write an introduction for the upcoming reprint of The Simple Cobbler of Agawam. It contains the initial contact, the deal under which Powys writes the introduction, and also what happens to his writings after Powys' death. Sometimes in his letters to Mr. Gould, Llewelyn encloses postcards of Davos, Switzerland, as well as a picture of the author himself.

Powys, Llewelyn, 1884-1939