Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Howells” in chapter 1 of Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 15.:

...f the Maine coast. He formed a habit of making a note of the stories he heard from time to time, and offered the records thus formed to his neighbor, William D. Howells, as material for his work. Howells replied to him as did Henry James to George Du Maurier under similar circumstances, Write them yourself. Sarah Warner Brooks was the author of three volumes of poetry—Blanche, published in...
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William D. Howells 16 4 2 0 0 user votes
William Dean Howells 225 0 1 0 0 user votes
W. D. Howells 106 0 0 0 0 user votes
Howells 62 0 20 0 0 user votes
Tolstoy Howells 28 0 0 0 0 user votes
J. A. Howells 8 0 0 0 0 user votes
W. C. Howells 4 0 0 0 0 user votes
F. Howells 2 0 0 0 0 user votes

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