Letters, Jul. 26, 1937

Historian v. Histories

SIRS:

MUCH OBLIGED FOR KIND REVIEW NORTHWEST PASSAGE [TIME, July 5] BUT WILL ALSO NEED WHOLESALE RATES ON BOMBPROOF SHELTERS UNLESS I CAN PERSUADE YOU TO SPEAK A FEW MORE WORDS IN MY BEHALF TO OUTRAGED HISTORIANS. YOU QUOTED ME AS SAYING NO COMPREHENSIVE PICTURE OF ANYTHING COULD BE OBTAINED FROM ANY ONE OR ANY TEN HISTORIES. I WILL BE DODGING SNIPERS THE REST OF MY LIFE UNLESS YOU EXPLAIN THAT THIS REMARK WHEN CARELESSLY EMITTED IN A PERSONAL LETTER TWO YEARS AGO APPLIED SPECIFICALLY TO THE BURGOYNE CAMPAIGNS OF...

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