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HALEY, ALEX. Group of 6 typed letters signed ("Alex"), one autograph note signed on printed letter, an autograph note (unsigned, 3 lines on printed conference program), and a photocopy of another letter (unsigned), all to Mr. Michael Blow, associate editor of Reader's Digest, in response to efforts encouraging Haley to finish Roots. San Francisco, Atlanta, and Jamaica, 3 March-30 November 1973. Together 11 pages, 4to; with one postmarked envelope.

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HALEY, ALEX. Group of 6 typed letters signed ("Alex"), one autograph note signed on printed letter, an autograph note (unsigned, 3 lines on printed conference program), and a photocopy of another letter (unsigned), all to Mr. Michael Blow, associate editor of Reader's Digest, in response to efforts encouraging Haley to finish Roots. San Francisco, Atlanta, and Jamaica, 3 March-30 November 1973. Together 11 pages, 4to; with one postmarked envelope.

An interesting group of letters revealing Haley's research techniques, genealogical investigations, thoughts, travels and writing methods. "... knowing, seeing, is a mission of the book Roots. I know that it will do that job... How I have been drumming at this machine! And it must continue... soon as ready, you'll have Parts I and II..." (10)
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