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Handwritten letter dated 8 Sept. 1941 and addressed to Norah Hoult (1901-1984), an Irish writer. Hartley had written a review of a novel "Smilin' on the Vine" by Hoult in which he was somewhat critical of the work. Hartley responds to a letter from Hoult and essentially concedes that some of his criticisms were overstated.
Handwritten and signed letters addressed to Reginal Littleboy from 1921 through 1969. Littleboy was a life-long friend who lived in Sussex, England. The letters relate many of Hartley's life experiences, reflections on associate authors, and also comment on writing.
Handwritten and signed letters. Most of these letters were to friends and other English writers including Alice Acland, Elizabeth Bowen, and Lord David Cecil. Hartley discusses various aspects of literature, discusses many of his works, and asks about how they may be improved.