Letters, Feb. 15, 1937

Coarse Libel


I am not in the habit of contradicting fairy tales, when they are amusing and inoffensive. But the fantastic letter published in TIME on Feb. 1 and signed Helen Dore Boylston compels me to send you an answer. It is said in the letter published by you that the King of Albania was and is still married to the daughter of Shefqet Bey Elbasani, a great landowner. This is a libel of the coarsest type. The King was once engaged to the lady in question, but the engagement was ended by...

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