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Source: Free Society
Source type: magazine
Document type: editorial column
Document title: “The Letter-Box”
Author(s): anonymous
Date of publication: 23 February 1902
Volume number: 9
Issue number: 8
Pagination: 3

“The Letter-Box.” Free Society 23 Feb. 1902 v9n8: p. 3.
McKinley assassination (personal response: anarchists); Leon Czolgosz (religion).
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz; H. Wettstein.
The editorial column (excerpted below) features the magazine’s responses to letters received from readers.


The Letter-Box [excerpt]

     H. Wettstein, Fitzgerald, Ga.—Why do we not lay more stress on the fact that Czolgosz was a Catholic? Because it is evident from the manner of his death that he was not a Catholic. To attempt to throw odium on the Catholic Church because he was raised in their faith, which he abandoned, is as absurd as the [?] method on the part of our enemies. Your estimate of the dishonesty of all government officials, no matter what their political tag, is entirely correct. The position they are placed in makes it natural; if they remain uncontaminated it is an extraordinary exception and not the rule.



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