British Novelist Edmund Hodgson Yates Hand Written Letter Todd Mueller COA
“British Novelist” Edmund Hodgson Yates Hand Written Letter. This item is certified authentic by Todd Mueller Autographs and comes with their Certificate of Authenticity. (3 July 1831 – 20 May 1894) was a British journalist, novelist and dramatist. He was born in Edinburgh. To the actor and theatre manager Frederick Henry Yates. And was educated at Highgate School. In London from 1840 to 1846, and later in Düsseldorf. His first career was a clerk in the General Post Office. Becoming in 1862 head of the missing letter department, and where he stayed until 1872. Meanwhile, he entered journalism, working on the Court Journal and then Daily News, under Charles Dickens. In 1854 he published his first book My Haunts and their Frequenters, after which followed a succession of novels and plays. As a contributor to All the Year Round. He gained the high opinion of Dickens, who was a friend; in the 1850s, Yates lived at No. London, close to Dickens’s former home at No. 48, which is now the Charles Dickens Museum. In 1858 Yates was made editor of a new paper called Town Talk. His first number contained a laudatory article on Dickens, and the second a disparaging one on Thackeray. Containing various personal references to private matters. Thackeray brought the article before the committee of the Garrick Club. Of which he contended that Yates had made improper use, and the result was that Yates was expelled from the club. Besides editing the magazine Temple Bar. And Tinsley’s Magazine. Yates during the 1860s took to lecturing on social topics, and published several books, including the novel Black Sheep (1867). In the Morning Star. Under the heading of “Le Flâneur”, he continued the sort of column which he had inaugurated in the Illustrated Times. On his retirement from the Post Office he went to the United States on a lecture tour, and afterwards, as a special correspondent for the New York Herald. Back in London, Yates was perhaps best known as proprietor and editor, under the pen-name of “Atlas”, of The World. Society newspaper, which he established in 1874 with Eustace Clare Grenville Murray. And which for a time was edited by Alexander Meyrick Broadley. The World, which was perceived as a newspaper chronicling upper class London Society, was a pioneer in “personal journalism”, such as the interview, which was later adopted by newspapers generally. In 1885 he was sentenced to four months’ imprisonment for libelling Lord Lonsdale, yet in later life enjoyed a second career as a county magistrate. Yates was also the author of, and performed in, Invitations at Egyptian Hall. The work was a highly successful comedy in which he and Harold Littledale Power. Posed as hosts to a variety of singers and actors. Power also performed songs and imitations. Edmund Yates wrote his autobiography titled Edmund Yates, His Recollections and Experiences, the first edition of which was published by Richard Bentley and Son. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “historicsellsmemorabilia” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Uruguay.