JOHN MASON BROWN - DOCUMENT SIGNED 09/03/1968 CO-SIGNED BY: THERON C. LIDDLE - HFSID 42612
JOHN MASON BROWN The author grants a newspaper editor permission to use two of his quotes in an upcoming book Document signed: "John Mason Brown", 1 page, 8½x11. No place, September 3, 1968. The author grants Theron C.
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JOHN MASON BROWN The author grants a newspaper editor permission to use two of his quotes in an upcoming book Document signed: "John Mason Brown", 1 page, 8½x11. No place, September 3, 1968. The author grants Theron C. Little permission to publish two of his quotes in a collection of famous quotations. Signed at the bottom of a Typed Letter signed: "Theron C. Liddle", Salt Lake City, Utah, August 26, 1968. Deseret News letterhead, written to Mr. John Mason Brown, New York City, New York, in part: "My wife and I are preparing for publication a collection of famous inspirational quotes … Most of the quotes being used are in the public domain, but we did want to use some quotes attributed to you, and we would like to have your permission to such use. The quotes which we would like to use are the following and would appear in this manner: The mind is a wonderful thing. It starts working the minute you are born and never stops until you get up to speak in public … Friendship should be a private pleasure, not a public boast. First-naming for effect makes me cringe … We would appreciate your permission to publish the above quotations with credit to you" Printed text at lower margin reads: Reprint approval granted: "John Mason Brown", with a typed note from Brown below "gladly, with one request - a copy of the book when it is published September 3, 1968" Author and drama critic John Mason Brown (1900-1969), whose To All Hands (1943) related his naval experiences during World War II, wrote a column, "Seeing Things," for the Saturday Review from 1944 until his death. Theron C. Liddle (1912-1977) was a writer who published a series titled A Thought for Today throughout the 1960s, encompassing a total of five volumes. He was managing editor at the Deseret News from 1949-1971. Normal mailing folds. Lightly creased. Otherwise, fine condition.
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