Letters: Blessed

Perky, Father & Son


The enclosed letter is written in the hope that you will publish it. Henry D. Perky was my father, and I have long resented the ill-considered way in which his good name has been used. . . .

I was twelve when shredded wheat was born, and worked and played in father's laboratory. I grew up under the influence of his enthusiasms, worked in every department of his factory, made some inventions of my own, and in 1920 invented Muffets. Now I am, myself, conservatively but with great hopes, introducing...

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