The Press: Fraud

In recent issues the revered Atlantic Monthly published three articles on the life of Abraham Lincoln by a Miss Wilma Frances Minor, based upon hitherto unknown Lincolniana in the possession of Miss Minor. The first article was met with a storm of criticism from Lincoln experts, who cried "Forgery!" after reading the documents quoted by Miss Minor. The second article brought still more protests fluttering to the desk of Editor Ellery Sedgwick. Editor Sedgwick, digesting the criticisms and keeping an open mind, published the third and last article. Most vehement among the critics of the Minor collection was Paul M....

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