Mrs. Donald Carrow to Mrs. Inglis Fletcher, 14
The town of Bath continued to feel a connection to Inglis Fletcher even after the Palmer-Marsh and Bonner houses had been
restored and opened to the public, as shown through this request from the Bath Public Library for copies of Fletcher’s novels.
P.O. Box 11
July 14, 1962
Dear Mrs. Fletcher:
As librarian of Bath Community Library I would like to ask you if you would donate us some of the books you have written.
I was once in your home and saw your wonderful library. Which the occasion was to get a table etc. for the Palmar [sic] Marsh
House that you had given. And also to recall who I am I was the one who helped you climb up and down the hills the night of
Queen Anns [sic] Bell Pageant.
Our circulation is increasing and we have many request [sic] for your books. We have no finance to purchase anything only
the Bath P.T.A. gives us $50.00 a year and that is consumed by building expenses. All our books has [sic] been given to us
by the Book Club and different people.
We have the following of your books,
1 Roanoke Hundred
2 Queens Gift
3 The Scotswoman
4 Raleighs Eden
5 Toil of the Brave
6 The Wind in the Forest
The town and library would appreciate any books that you would give us and I would be glad to go for them.
Bath Community Library
Mrs Donald Carrow—Librarian
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