Notebooks, containing short stories by Shane Leslie,
|Main Creator:||Leslie, Shane, 1885-1971|
MS 42,445/1 contains an inscription 'Rough MSS of Irish Stories - For Katherine Sturm from Shane Leslie, Westport, June 1951.' It contains drafts of the stories 'Billy the Beaman', 'The Auld Gentry', 'The English Sportsman in Ireland', 'An Incident of the Road', 'The Sexton of Glaspatrick', 'The Earl's Reformation', 'Regatta' and 'Ethics of Murder'.
MS 42,445/2 contains an inscription which reads 'This rough Manuscript which need not be read is presented by the author to Kit Stuard as a Keepsake and memorial ... In memory of Washington May 1951'. The dedication page also includes a black and white photograph of Leslie pasted in. The volume contains the short stories 'Sport Royal', 'The Aghavanna Railway', 'The Rivalry of the Churches', 'Aunt Laetitia's Funeral' and 'The Prize for Turnips'.
Leather bound notebooks. The inscription on the spines reads 'Mss Short Stories Shane Leslie'.
Physical description: 2 volumes.
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|MS 42,445/1-2||Manuscripts Reading Room||Manuscripts|
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