TYPED NOTE SIGNED (TNS). 1/3 page (6 lines), dated 17 April 1899, to "Editor [of] The Independent New York," signed "Julian Hawthorne." On 6 1/2 x 8-inch note paper with Hawthorne's West 138th Street address typed at top. Cover letter for the submission of an unnamed article, "which I have just written, because I think it expresses a truth, and would like to have it appear in your paper." He asks for an early decision on it, "as the subject is one which may, in a certain degree, be considered of timely interest." Letters by Julian Hawthorne, the son of Nathaniel and, like him, a writer with a strong bent towards the Gothic and the fantastic, are uncommon. Some faint general wrinkling, vertical center crease, very good overall. (#151890).