Letters, Jan. 4, 1937

Prophetic Early


In your Dec. 14 issue, p. 17, I find the following quotation, purporting to be from a speech made before the Southern Society of New York by Virginia's Senator Carter Glass: "Jube Early was an unreconstructed rebel to the day of his death. He used to come frequently into my newspaper office and one day he said to me: 'Carter, I had hoped to repent my past sins in the hope that when I died I would go to heaven and see Robert E. Lee. But I have changed my mind....

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