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Letters of Note: Mrs. Sinclair Lewis to you

In Despicable reader on May 31, 2012 at 5:00 pm

In 1930, after winning the Nobel Prize in Literature, author Sinclair Lewis began to receive a steady stream of fan mail, from all corners. One woman in particular wrote and offered to become his secretary, adding, “I’ll do everything for you—and when I say everything I mean everything.”

The following brief letter was sent to the young lady in response; not by Lewis, but by his wife, Dorothy.

via Letters of Note: Mrs. Sinclair Lewis to you.

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