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New York (N.Y.) - Confirming receipt of the slave narratives he sent the past May (in mums312-b178-i627); apologizing for having held onto them for so long (as noted in mums312-b178-i628); and hoping to find a place for them in a forthcoming number of the "Crisis."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1928 Sept. 7
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New York (N.Y.) - Noting that the manuscripts he returned to Emerson were sent by registered mail, probably to his hospital address, and hoping he finds them indeed. See mums312-b178-i627 through i635 for beginning of saga.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1928 Oct. 31
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Rochester (N.Y.) - Inquiring into the publication status, or rather requesting confirmation of the receipt of, the ten slave narratives and photos he submitted some months before, for publication in the "Crisis" (see mums312-b178-i627).
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Emerson, William Canfield, 1893-
1928 Sept. 4
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New York (N.Y.) - Noting his earlier letter (mums312-b178-i629) confirming plans to print his submission in a forthcoming number of the "Crisis" (see mums312-b178-i627 for materials); but now regretting that at last he can find no room in the magazine for said work.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1928 Oct. 4
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Rochester (N.Y.) - Once again inquiring into the publication status of the slave narratives he submitted months ago for print in the "Crisis" (see mums312-b178-i627).
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Emerson, William Canfield, 1893-
1928 Oct. 1
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New York (N.Y.) - Regretting that he returned Emerson's manuscripts (see mums312-b178-i627) before receiving his telegram and letter (i632, i633) urging him to keep them.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1928 Oct. 10
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Rochester (N.Y.) - Urging him to hold onto his "Crisis" submission (sent in mums312-b178-i627) and pledging to explain his request in full in a forthcoming letter (mums312-b178-i633).
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Emerson, William Canfield, 1893-
1928 Oct. 9
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Rochester (N.Y.) - Lamenting the miscommunication regarding his earlier submission to the "Crisis" (see mums312-b178-i627 through i632); apologizing for having "written as I did"; insisting that his magazine "would be the best place for the publication" of the slave narratives he composed; and encouraging him to select the best of them for print therein.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Emerson, William Canfield, 1893-
1928 Oct. 9
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Rochester (N.Y.) - Enclosing, for print in the "Crisis," the autobiographies and portraits of ten slaves; describing the research, work, and even pleasure that went into them; and hoping they will meet with his approval.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Emerson, William Canfield, 1893-
1928 May 11
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Rochester (N.Y.) - Regretting that his submission to the "Crisis" (sent originally in mums312-b178-i627, and returned in i634), have not been received, and requesting that Du Bois trace the package; for he would "regret very much their loss."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Emerson, William Canfield, 1893-
1928 Oct. 29