1936. T.L.S. 8vo. 1 page, on personal stationary, Guildford, Surry, July 16th 1936. Written to fellow mystery writer Dennis Wheatley, thanking him for his gift of a copy of "Murder Off Miami". In part: "...The splendor of your idea for the book overwhelms me. It really is a quite thrilling scheme and I am sure will meet with enormous success. The execution also seems to me entirely worthy of the idea. The reproductions are extraordinarily good. Please accept my hearty.....
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Surrey: 1946. Fine content T.L.S. 1 page. 8vo. Surrey, January 6, 1946, responding to an avid reader, in part: "... This is just to sat that French and I are getting along as usual - except that he has now become a Superintendent - and to wish you the best of everything that is good for 1947..." Very good condition. Irish civil engineer and detective stop writer best remembered for the re-occurring character of Inspector French.