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Merton's Correspondence with:

Alfred Starr Hamilton

Hamilton, Alfred Starr, 1913-  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1967-1968
Volume: 6 item(s); 6 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Alfred Starr Hamilton was a poet and contributor to Monks Pond. In his biographical statement from Monks Pond, he states that he had lived through the depression and spent a year in the army; since then, he became a socialist and lived on very little money as a poet.

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See also contributions to Monks Pond, pp. 42, 73, 132 and 340.

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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1967/12/21 TALS to Merton Jonathan Williams wrote me. Asked me to send you a contribution to your anthology. «detailed view»
2. 1968/01/08 TL[c] from Merton I am very happy to have your poems: want to use six right in the first issue which ought to be out «detailed view»
3. 1968/01/15 TALS to Merton Yes, I like the Salvation Army title for the first six poems. I am more familiar with the Salvation «detailed view»
4. 1968/03/20 TLS to Merton Send me a couple more copies of Monks Pond, as soon as can do. Lent the last two copies out «detailed view»
5. 1968/07/01 TL[c] from Merton Sorry, sorry, sorry and again sorry. I feel very bad about not having written before and given you «detailed view»
6. 1968/07/05 TLS to Merton If this is to re-publish "Blackwidow" in the next issue - but do save the space for one of those «detailed view»

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