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Merton's Correspondence with:

E. Allison Peers, Edgar Allison Peers, Edgar Peers, E. A. Peers, E. A.; Bruce Truscot, Bruce

Peers, E. Allison (Edgar Allison), 1891-1952  printer

 
 

Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1948-1949
Volume: 5 item(s); 5 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Biography

E. Allison Peers was professor at the Institute of Hispanic Studies at the University of Liverpool in England. Peers had published translations of the works of Spanish mystics including St. John of the Cross. Merton asked in a letter from July 30, 1948 about quoting from The Ascent of Mount Carmel and of publishing the Dark Night [of the Soul].

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Related Information and Links

See Section C.6, Contracts, Series 15, Miscellaneous Articles, for original of letter.

Series List

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Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1948/09/29 TL[x] to Merton Thank you for your letter of July 30, which reached me in Spain at the beginning of September. quotations from "The Dark Night of the Soul" and "The Ascent of Mount Carmel" from St. John of the Cross / see also "Laughlin, James" file, Series 2 «detailed view»
2. 1948/09/29 TLS[x] to Merton Thank you for your letter of July 30, which reached me in Spain at the beginning of September. [see "Related Information" concerning the location of original letter] «detailed view»
3. 1948/12/17 TL[x] from Laughlin, James I am writing to you at the suggestion of Thomas Merton, whom we publish. As I think you know, proposed commentary by Merton on "The Dark Night of the Soul" by St. John of the Cross «detailed view»
4. 1949/01/19 TLS[x] to Laughlin, James I am sorry to have been so long answering your letter of December 17 last but it has involved proposed commentary by Merton on "The Dark Night of the Soul" by St. John of the Cross «detailed view»
5. 1949/02/14 TL[x] from Laughlin, James Thank you ever so much for your letter of January 19th. I think it is terribly decent of you to let proposed commentary by Merton on "The Dark Night of the Soul" by St. John of the Cross «detailed view»

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