[ New York City]
[ June, 1919?]
My dear Sinclair--
You will be interested to note that I grew too Bolshevistic for the N. R. and am writing editorials on the Globe. Liberal sheet, no pretence of telling the whole truth. More money.
And more, I hope.
But I've already got over a boost for the Labor Party and a knock for Gompers. 1
If you want information about the radical weeklies I could say a few words--in confidence-- 2
( New York City]
September 24, 1919
My dear Sinclair-- 1
I have been out of town for a long period, and your letters have accumulated with a great many other things. I am exceedingly sorry. I am leaving tomorrow for another week, and there after will be here at my desk, all too solidly planted.
In regard to the Blue Pencil. The proprietor was not de Young but R. A. Crothers of the Bulletin. The office described was the office of de Young's Chronicle. I knew Crothers and did not know de Young. I knew the Chronicle office but not the Bulletin--at least not so well. I only wrote editorials there. So it is Crothers superimposed on the