The Press: Editor & Hero

"It is with no small gratification that, at the close of 28 years of editorship, I am so fortunate as to be able to entrust the high honor and unblemished character of this American institution to one so keenly sensible of his obligation and so admirably equipped to maintain its splendid tradition as is Mr. Mahony."

In other words, Colonel George Brinton McClellan Harvey had done a tiny piece of business. He had sold the North American Review, a magazine often found in libraries, to a corporation lawyer named Walter Butler Mahony, brother-in-law of...

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