Collector\'s Letter Stolen from Missouri State University

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A William Faulkner letter that was purchased over the Internet last
month for $1,200 by a Portland collector turned out to have been
stolen from Southeast Missouri State University. The dealer selling the letters said he acquired them from a
grocery clerk who said he inherited them from his grandmother\'s
estate, police said.

\"It\'s a really shining statement about what art means, made by
somebody who made as striking a contribution to literary art as
anyone in American letters.\"

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