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J. Howard Moore to Henry S Salt, November 30, 1915

Notes on date: Year written on letter by an unknown person.
Animals' rights" by Henry S. Salt (rev. ed.) was published in 1915.

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Image 1 of letter from   Howard J. Moore to   Henry S Salt

Nov. 30 1915

My Dear Brother

Over these —
We run true to type. How easy it is to tell a pieces of Shakespere when we run across it — even tho it is unstamped. His style of brain runs thru his works. Any one who is highly individual cannot get away from himself — cannot hide himself —
Image 2 of letter from   Howard J. Moore to   Henry S Salt

cannot ever become incognito.
I have been reading your incomparable "Rights of animals" again lately. (You were kind enough to send me a copy of the new edition) And I couldn't help but notice how recognizable you were in the later, appendicular parts, as you were in the body of the book. You have, my dear fiend
Image 3 of letter from   Howard J. Moore to   Henry S Salt

& brother, a certain style of intellectual process that is exclusively your own. You are very logical. You are dignified. You have great power. You have away of destroying your opponent systematically. You never dissipate in sentiment. How long we have known each other in letters! How much
Image 4 of letter from   Howard J. Moore to   Henry S Salt

you have added to my life! You seem truly an intellectual brother. I love you. I sincerely hope to be worthy of your friendship always.
My longings are still for England's success in this war. It must be fought out now. Peace at this stage would leave the world a camp. With Germany humbled, we may hope for world confederation

J. Howard Moore