AMERICANISM, WALTER ELLIOTT DEFENSE
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Scope and Contents This letter was written by Elliott to a French Carmelite, Father Leon, in response to an article against Americanism that he had written in "Messager de Ste.Terese, 1919-1920." Elliott also sent a copy of the letter to the New Orleans Carmel (original in Paulist Archives, Americanism Papers, Washington, D.C.) In the letter, Elliott describes himself as the oldest living Paulist, who was received by Hecker in 1868. He reviews controvery, states that it was the French version that was the...