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Letters to Francis Worcester Doughty [manuscript] 1892.

Tousey, Sinclair; Doughty, Francis Worcester
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Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Summary
Autograph letters signed by Sinclair Tousey to Francis Worcester Doughty, about wholesale distribution practices. Sinclair and Frank Tousey (his brother) were both publishers amd they invested in Doughty's book "Mirrikh, or, a Woman from Mars," published in 1892. Discusses how the American News Company planned to publicize "Mirrikh" to national newspapers and distribute the book to dealers such as Dillingham, Dutton, and Putnam. The last letter is from A. Y. Cayne in Brooklyn comparing Doughty's book to Britten's "Ghost Land" published in 1876.
Description
7 items.
Cite as
Sinclair Tousey letters to Francis Worcester Doughty, 1892, Accession #15790, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Clifton Waller Barrett, 2014/2015.
Biographical Note
Tousey was the nephew of the founder of the American News Company, Sinclair Tousey (1818-1887). His brother, Frank, became the president upon his death.
Doughty was a writer of detective novels (dime novel literature).
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    a| Sinclair Tousey letters to Francis Worcester Doughty, 1892, Accession #15790, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
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    a| Tousey was the nephew of the founder of the American News Company, Sinclair Tousey (1818-1887). His brother, Frank, became the president upon his death.
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    a| Doughty was a writer of detective novels (dime novel literature).
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