Thomas Merton Center

Merton Correspondence:

The "Laughlin, James" file

Single Item Record for the Date:

Series:  1  Original Merton-Laughlin Correspondence with occasional letters from others copied to Merton.

Type:  TL[x] - Xerox copy of a typed letter (not signed).

To/From:  to Merton from "Laughlin, James"-->

# of pages:  4

Published in:  

First Lines:  "I am just back yesterday from my trip to Europe and find the office in a state of pleasant"

Contents:  the large number of orders for Seeds of Contemplation / transcript of letter from T. S. Eliot to Laughlin turning down offer to publish a selection of Merton's poems stating that Merton "is going to write too many poems instead of making a small number perfect" - Laughlin's reaction to Eliot's criticism

Language:  English

Source or donor:  Harvard University, Houghton Library

Date received:  2010/05/25

Date added:  

Unique identifier:  Section A- "Laughlin, James:" Series 1:    1949/March/22