Hundreds of messages have been received by the publishers of TIME since BRITON HADDEN died. The expressions printed here reveal the appreciation of his character by a group of men who knew him and who had already come to understand his genius.

WILLIAM LYON PHELPS: "Unspeakably shocked and distressed by the death of Hadden I have always had the greatest respect for his ability and character and the warmest affection for him personally. He has left a great name in American journalism."

JAMES ROWLAND ANGELL, President of Yale University: "Briton Hadden's death is a great loss to American journalism, in which he...

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