TL : [Austin, Texas], to editor, the Atlantic monthly, Boston, Mass., [1945 March?].


Ratchford, Fannie Elizabeth, 1888-. TL : [Austin, Texas], to editor, the Atlantic monthly, Boston, Mass., [1945 March?].

TL : [Austin, Texas], to editor, the Atlantic monthly, Boston, Mass., [1945 March?].

Ratchford writes to correct alleged errors in John Carter's essay, "Thomas J. Wise and his forgeries," that appeared in the Atlantic monthly for February 1945. An autograph note signed at the top of this photocopy is addressed to George L. McKay, curator at the Grolier Club (a New York City bibliophile society).

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