Notes

The notes serve two functions. They give to the inquisitive (or skeptical) reader the origin of all statements, quotations, and interpretations. They also provide a running survey of the published material most pertinent to the topics dealt with in this work.

Unless otherwise indicated, all manuscript quotations are from the Beck Papers. The following abbreviations are used:

SBS.Scrapbooks, Beck Papers
SPS.Speeches, Beck Papers
unid. newsp.unidentified newspaper (s)

Preface
1
Beck to Dwight M. Lowrey, May 15, 1923.
2
Chicago Herald and Examiner, December 10, 1924; Beck to Eldridge Johnson, January 1, 1921.
3
Washington Herald, March 21, 1936.
4
Text in Beck, A Diary of Armistice Days (privately printed, 1923). On Beck's oratory, see William H. Taft to Robert A. Taft, July 29, 1922, Taft Papers.
5
Beck to Viscount Cave, April 27, 1923.
6
Interview with O. R. McGuire; Holmes to Laski, January 7, 1924, April 6, 1928, May 8, 1925, in Mark A. DeWolfe Howe, ed., Holmes-Laski Letters, 2v. ( Cambridge, 1953), 579, 1045, 733; Beck to Churchill, November 11, 1935 (in possession of James M. Beck, Jr.); Beck to Senator Thomas F. Bayard, July 20, 1927.
7
Beck to Representative John J. McSwain, March 23, 1936.

Chapter I
1
On Moravians, Sydney G. Fisher, The Making of Pennsylvania ( Philadelphia, 1896.), 137, 139; Amos A. Ettinger, "Nazareth--An American Theocracy," Moravian Historical Society Transactions, XIV ( 1947- 1951), 24-39; John T. Hamilton , A History of . . . the Moravian Church . . . During the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century ( Bethlehem, 1900). On naming, Beck to Rev. John Greenfield, September 25, 1931.
2
On genealogical interest, Beck to Merrill Otis, February 1, 1928; John W. Jordan , "Biographical Sketch of Rev. Bernhard Adam Grube," Pennsylvnia

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