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Letter to J.W. Bonton [manuscript] 1890 November 20.

Scripps, James E; Allen, Fred H
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Variant Title
James E. Scripps letter
Summary
Writes that he has received Allen's "Great Cathedrals" but plans to return it and notes that he has "covered that ground in much better shape".
Description
1 item.
Cite as
James E. Scripps Letter, 1890, in the Clifton Waller Barrett Library, Accession #13206, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Notes
Forms part of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library.
Biographical Note
James E. Scripp, journalist, newspaper publisher, author. Born in London, came to Rushville, Ill., in 1844 and attended business college in Chicago. In 1857 worked for the Chicago Tribune and then the staff of the Detroit Daily Advertiser (in 1859). Established the Detroit Evening News which became the Detroit Daily News in 1873, and soon became the leading paper in Michigan. With brothers and sister established papers in Cleveland and St. Louis. Elected state senator. Became ill, traveled to Europe and in 1882 wrote "Five Months Abroad," a record of his trip.
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