Letters: Jul. 8, 1929

MacDonald's Birthplace


... I read that Ramsay MacDonald was born in a Scottish hut. I'm sure TIME's readers who have never been in Scotland will get an entirely wrong conception of this.

You mean I am sure "cottage." There arc no huts in Scotland, sirs, unless in the extremely remote sections of the Western Highlands. . . .


New Orleans, La.

The MacDonald birthplace was a-but-and-a-ben, a two-room structure with a thatched roof, one door.—ED. Judge Lynch Sirs: I have just read Negro White's "Judge Lynch." What a dirty lot of lies....

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