Yesterday I believe found my Rose kindred. I had recently located Royal Rosamond’s little book ‘At Matha Healey’s Grave’ that I published in 1998 under Royal Rosamond Press Co. I had got a copy of this book from a library, and took it to a printer. I gifted the University of Oregon with a copy of just twenty books. I was too poor to afford more. I intended this copy for my freind Edwin Corbin, but, realized I had no copy for myself, and kept it.
On the first page we have a ‘Pictorial Biography’ of my mother’s father, born Frank Wesely Rosamond. Royal is a pen name. Royal appears to be about one and half years of age. He and my grandson, Tyler Hunt, look like brothers. The caption reads’
“If my parents hada knowed it – that one so serious would turn out to be a humorist –…
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