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Description: In this typed letter signed, Atherton writes in part: “…As for me being an ‘authority on Hamilton’, all I can say is that THE CONQUEROR was as accurate as I could make it after reading some two hundred books. In my forthcoming autobiography… I give an account of my researches in the West Indies for material regarding his earlier years…” .

10 1/2″ x 7″.┬áItem #A01442

Gertrude Atherton (1857-1948) was a California author of numerous novels, essays, short stories, and newspaper articles. She was an outspoken suffragist, as well as, white supremacist.

Condition: Mounting residue on verso, a toned rectangle is evidence of having been stored with a newspaper clipping. Good condition with a large, bold signature.