IN DEFENSE OF CHESTER ARTUR
The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act even when it has worked and he has not been caught.
-H. L. Mencken
Seldom has a towering historical clude a prolonged correspondence personage been more successfully with Julia Sand, his 32-year-old con- veiled from posterity than Chester A. fidante from Brooklyn. He himself Arthur. "Chet" to his friends, the burnt the rest of his memorabilia- best-dressed man in Washington reason enough,...