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Letter from Har Dayal to Van Wyck Brooks (January 9, 1939)



DESCRIPTION
Letter from Har Dayal to Van Wyck Brooks in Connecticut dated January 9, 1939, in which Dayal thanks Brooks and his wife for their generous hospitality. An interesting feature of the letter is the discrepancy between the address on the letter -- 701 Park Manor Aps, 40th St. & Girard Ave, Phila (Pa) -- and the postmark and stamp on the letter, which appears to be from Sweden. The 701 Park Manor address was a permanent address that Dayal used several times.

ADDITIONAL METADATA
Date: January 9, 1939
Type: Correspondence
Language: English
Creator: Har Dayal
Location: 701 Park Manor Apts., 40th Street & Girard Ave., Philadelphia, PA

TRANSCRIPTION
701 Park Manor Apts 40th St. & Girard Ave Phila. (Pa) Jan. 9, 39 Dear Friend, I thank you & Mrs. Brooks very much for your kindness and very generous hospitality. The visit made me very happy. It was also a great pleasure to see Kenyon and your friend. With kindest regards, Yours affectionately, Har Dayal

PROVENANCE
Holding Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Collection: Van Wyck Brooks Papers
Item History: 2011-11-27 (created); 2013-05-03 (modified)

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