Author:RALPH FREDRICK MACDONALD

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1925 FASCINATING ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTER WITH DETAILS OF THE SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL HANDWRITTEN BY AN OFF THE WALL, OBTUSE MAN TO HIS FORMER TEACHER

By: RALPH FREDRICK MACDONALD

Price: $895.99

Publisher: CHICAGO ILLINOIS IL, 1925

Seller ID: 0001634

Condition: Very Good


On offer is a fascinating, original July 1925 letter addressed to 'Mr. Hertzog' [supposedly a well known Los Angeles radio personality though we cannot confirm] regarding the ongoing, infamous Scopes Monkey Trial. The letter is on the stationery of Mrs. H.B. Devine of Chicago Illinois but is signed by Ralph Fredrick MacDonald. Formally called 'State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes' the trial was a landmark American legal case in which high school science teacher, John Scopes, was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act which made it unlawful to teach evolution. Prosecuting was three tim... View more info