• Creator
  • Litchman, Mark M., 1887-1960
  • Created Date
  • 1920
  • Description
  • This excerpt from a letter sent by Mark Litchman to Albert Brilliant, which was probably written in January or February of 1920, begins on page 2 (as the first page was not preserved) with news of mutual acquaintances, and Litchman's declaration that he needs to bring Brilliant up to speed about over a year of his life. He gives a brief account of going to sea, bound for Vladivostok, the dangers associated with the voyage, and the captain's ev... more
    This excerpt from a letter sent by Mark Litchman to Albert Brilliant, which was probably written in January or February of 1920, begins on page 2 (as the first page was not preserved) with news of mutual acquaintances, and Litchman's declaration that he needs to bring Brilliant up to speed about over a year of his life. He gives a brief account of going to sea, bound for Vladivostok, the dangers associated with the voyage, and the captain's eventual decision to turn aside for Honolulu. Litchman resolves at that point that "the sea life was no place for me", and returns home with his third mate's license.Litchman then turns to the news from the labor movement, particularly in Seattle. He tells Brilliant that he is "attorney for the Seattle Union Record and have acted as Counsel for the Triple Alliance". Litchman then rapidly relates events in the lives of mutual acquaintances such as Hulet Wells and Moses Baritz, detailing at some length Baritz's talents and travels, and remarking... less
  • Format
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    Letter (correspondence)
    Scanned from original text or image at 150 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2011