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Your favor of August 28th received. Please say to Mr. Cable that I will endeavor to send him during the present week the information he wants in regard to North Carolina laws.1 I think I shall be able to get it all from ou
tr Law Library here; if not, I shall have to write to a friend in North Carolina, which may require a few days longer.
Please say to Mr. Cable that I read his "Haunted House", "Attalie Brouillard"2—if that is correct—and the Independent paper3 with the pleasure I always derive from his writings; also that the Independent4 accepted a story of mine last week, and that another will appear in the October Atlantic.5 I shall be very glad to hear from Mr. Cable when he has leisure to write.Very respectfully yours, Chas. W. Chesnutt. Miss A. Moffat, Northampton, Mass.
Correspondent: Mary Adelene Moffat (1862–1956) was George Washington Cable's personal secretary and then co-worker in his Home Culture Club headquartered at Northampton, Massachusetts. She began working with Cable in 1888 after hearing him lecture, and continued until 1907.