STEWART HOLBROOK HANDWRITTEN LETTER SIGNED, "Stewart Holbrook", 7.25 x 10.5, on "The Royalton" hotel stationary, Oct 9, 1946, requesting a copy of C. R. Cooper's book, "Annie Oakley", published in 1927 and mentioning his newest book, by American author, historian, writer for The New Yorker.
Stewart Hall Holbrook (1893-1964) was an American logger, writer, and popular historian. His writings focused on what he called the "Far Corner": Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Holbrook was a logger before he moved to Portland, Oregon in 1923, when he was a 30 years old and He became a very accomplished writer. He wrote for The Oregonian for over thirty years, was featured in The New Yorker, and authored over three dozen of books. In this letter he mentions his newest book "Lost Men" ("Lost Men of American History", published in 1946) and is requesting a book on Annie Oakley for his research on his 1948 book "Little Annie Oakley & Other Rugged People". In fine condition, with minor toning and edge creasing.