Letters, Jan. 17, 1938

Grandfather

Sirs:

Irate members of my family in Albany have just drawn my attention to your review (TIME, Dec. 13) of Victoria Sackville-West's Pepita. . . . Your reviewer refers to my grandfather as the ''bachelor President Arthur." . . .

CHESTER A. ARTHUR III

New York City

Of the 31 U. S. Presidents, one was a bachelor. Chester Alan Arthur, TIME'S careless book reviewer to the contrary, was not the man.—ED.

Credit to Kritcher

Sirs:

When I picked up TIME [Jan. 10] this morning to read the Post story I was disturbed about one omission....

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