[Handwritten letter from O. Henry to H. H. McClure]

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Letter from Porter to H. H. McClure asking for an advance to pay for his daughter's private school tuition.

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2 leaves ; 4 p. ; 21 x 27 cm.

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Henry, O., 1862-1910 October 6, 1907.

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Letter from Porter to H. H. McClure asking for an advance to pay for his daughter's private school tuition.

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2 leaves ; 4 p. ; 21 x 27 cm.

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O. Henry Project

The O. Henry Collection consists primarily of the short stories of William Sydney Porter (1862-1910), written under his pseudonym O. Henry. Each story is available as it first appeared in the popular magazines of the day, and these and other stories published posthumously can also be found in first edition compilation books, and later as part of his collected works. In addition to published materials, the collection also contains handwritten letters, photographs, legal documents, newspaper articles, artifacts, and maps drawn and signed by Porter.

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  • October 6, 1907

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  • Jan. 8, 2011, 2:31 p.m.

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  • May 15, 2011, 3:50 p.m.

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Henry, O., 1862-1910. [Handwritten letter from O. Henry to H. H. McClure], letter, October 6, 1907; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth139282/: accessed September 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.