FROM George Sterling
TO Clark Ashton Smith


Sterling apologizes for the delay, as he has been hospitalized with an injury to a testicle and his mother died; on "The Ghoul and the Seraph," suggesting Smith try it on The Ladies Home Journal; interest in "The Hashish-Eater"; Sterling elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and withdrew (with mention of Robert Underwood Johnson, Robert W. Chambers, Will Payne, Edward W. Townsend, Edwin Lefevre, and Chester Bailey Fernald); H. L. Mencken to comes to San Francisco to cover the Democratic convention; Sterling written a poem, and writing another one ("Rosamund" inspired by The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, with reference to Swinburne). Enclosed: unidentified poem.

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