WRIGHT (Orville, 1871-1948, American Pioneer Aviator)

Typed Letter signed to Mr Casson, (Herbert Newton, 1869-1951, Canadian journalist and author who wrote primarily about technology and business)thanking him for his letter "recalling some of the earlier days of aviation. I remember quite well your article in the 'American Magazine', which must have appeared in 1907 or early in 1908. I remember too your calling at my home one evening a few years later, and also of hearing you speak before an audience in the Young Men's Christian Association hall ..." and thanking him for a copy of the 'Efficiency Magazine', 1 side 4to., Dayton, Ohio headed paper, 6th February

During his career as a journalist, Casson interviewed many of the most important men of the day including Presidents Grover Cleveland, Theodore Roosevelt) and Woodrow Wilson, the scientists Guglielmo Marconi, Nikola Tesla, Thomas Edison, and Alexander Graham Bell. Casson met the Wright Brothers and wrote the notable article that Wright is referring to here 'At last We Can Fly'.

Item Date:  1925

Stock No:  38054      £2250


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