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Merton's Correspondence with:

George Hitchcock

Hitchcock, George  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1968
Volume: 5 item(s); 5 pg(s)

Scope and Content


George Hitchcock was Editor of Kayak, which Merton referred to as "one of the best poetry magazines in the country." Hitchcock contributed a few poems that were published in the third issue of Monks Pond. He was referred to Merton by another correspondent of Merton's, Teo Savory. Hitchcock writes from San Francisco.

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See also contributions to Monks Pond, pp. 85 and 109.

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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1968/01/26 TNS to Merton Teo Savory has forwarded your very kind invitation that I submit something for your new magazine. «detailed view»
2. 1968/02/01 TL[c] from Merton Very happy to have all three songs. They will be in the second or third issue of Monks Pond. «detailed view»
3. 1968/02/05 TLS to Merton Well, try this version of the Oxford poem. Perhaps in a few weeks I'll come up with another one «detailed view»
4. 1968/06/13 TLS to Merton Many thanks for the 2nd Monk's Pond which arrived here without leaking a bit in the mails -- «detailed view»
5. 1968/06/27 TL[c] from Merton Thanks for the check for Alberti. I'll write to New Directions to send him half. And keep ½ as «detailed view»

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