Oct 22, 2015 - Sale 2394

Sale 2394 - Lot 15

Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
LILLIE, GORDON WILLIAM ("PAWNEE BILL"). Autograph Letter Signed, "Your True Friend / G.W. Lillie," to writer J. Edward Leithead ("Friend Leithead"), in pencil, inquiring whether he received a response to his letter, offering to send photographs, inviting him to write a story about himself in Ace-High Magazine, mentioning his close relationship with [publisher William] Clayton, and asking whether he had read [Ernest Lynn's] Blazing Horizon. 1 page, 8to, "Pawnee Bill's Buffalo Ranch" stationery, with integral blank; horizontal folds. Pawnee, OK, 23 January 1928

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". . . Would you be interested in writing a Pawnee Bill Story for Ace High if so I could render you great assistance. Mr. Clayton is extremely friendly to me. He sent me a beautiful piece of bronze Statuary and a real English Plum Pudding made by some member of his family for Christmas. Did you see and read the story Blazing Horizon put out by N.E.A. Service?"