Item 45-48 - Four copy letters from J. G. Frazer to John Roscoe

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Add. MS b/37/45-48

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Four copy letters from J. G. Frazer to John Roscoe

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  • c 1947-c 1955 (Creation)

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St. Keyne's, Cambridge. Dated 23, 25 Nov. 1910 and 1, 26 Mar. 1911 - In the first letter he returns the proof [for 'The Baganda'?] and praises it; makes suggestions as to describing the geographical situation of Uganda, putting native words in italic, describing racial characteristics of the people; in the second letter he disapproves of not adopting italic for native words and suggests he stop printing and underline them all, and advises on chapter divisions. In the letter of 1 March he returns the last proofs and congratulates him and his style, and rearranges their walk. In the letter of 26 March he returns the last of the proofs and thanks him for the dedication, is pleased to have helped such a book; makes a subtitle suggestion.

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