J. S. FLETCHER AUTOGRAPHED NOTE


Joseph Smith Fletcher February 7, 1863 – died January 30 1935. Fletcher was a British journalist and writer. He wrote about 200 books on a wide variety of subjects, both fiction and non-fiction. He was one of the leading writers of detective fiction in the “Golden Age”. Fletcher was born in Halifax, West Yorkshire, son of a clergyman. He was educated at Silcoates School in Wakefield. After some study of law, he became a journalist. His first books published were poetry, and he then moved on to write numerous works of both historical fiction and history, many dealing with Yorkshire. He was made a fellow of the Royal Historical Society. In 1914 he wrote his first detective novel and went on to write over a hundred, latterly featuring private investigator, Ronald Camberwell. Original J.S. Fletcher Autographed Note, approx. size 4 1/2 x 7 inches. Hand written on Falklands, Harrow Road West, Dorking Stationary: Dear Sir – I would send you the cigar band you ask for, but the Havana cigars I smoke have not bands on them ! Yours fondly J.S. Fletcher. Dated 18 Nov. 33. Regular Price – $ 195.00 / Sale Price – $ 98.95.

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