Correspondence, 1928-1953.


Correspondence, 1928-1953.

Correspondence to Henry Ware Allen on a diverse range of subjects from taxation policy for churches to the labor problem and rent control. The letters also make reference to his book, "Progress and Poverty," and to personal matters such as his blindness. Prominent correspondents include Stuart Chase, Cecil B. DeMille, Henry Hazlitt, and Bolton Hall.

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