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A signed, handwritten letter from Blackmore sending a check for his annual subscription to a magazine, and wishing the recipient a prosperous and happy New Year
Autograph letter signed: "R.D. Blackmore", in blue ink, 3½x5½. January 03, 1889. In full: "My Dear Sir I have the pleasure of enclosing my return for 1886, + cheque for annual subscription [item not included]. Wishing you a happy + prosperous New Year, Thank you [I'll be done for more largely] for your much needed labours, I am very truly yours". British novelist Richard Doddridge Blackmore (1825-1900), who is best known for his 1869 novel, Lorna Doone, was one of the most famous novelists of his generation. His works and his influence on British literary style were celebrated in both Britain and in the U.S., although most of his books, save Lorna Doone, are now out of print. Slightly soiled. Light surface creases. Corners lightly worn. Normal mailing folds. Pencil notes (unknown hand) on verso. Otherwise, fine condition.

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Born: June 7, 1825 in Longworth, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
Died: January 20, 1900 in Teddington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

Film Credits
2000 Lorna Doone (Writer), 1990 Lorna Doone (Writer), 1976 Lorna Doone (Writer), 1963 Lorna Doone (Writer), 1951 Lorna Doone (Writer), 1934 Lorna Doone (Writer), 1934 Lorna Doone (Sound), 1922 Lorna Doone (Writer), 1920 Lorna Doone (Writer), 1915 Lorna Doone (Writer), 1911 Lorna Doone (Writer), 1911 Lorna Doone (Sound)

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