Charles P. Curtis

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The late Charles P. Curtis, who died this past December, was a distinguished Boston attorney and the author of a number of books, including The Oppenheimer Case, Lions Under the Throne , and (with Ferris Greenslet) The Practical Cogitator , an anthology. Claude Moore Fuess, the headmaster emeritus of Phillips Academy, Andover, is well known for his fine biography of Daniel Webster. He is now writing a book to be called American Private Schools and Headmasters . These articles were originally prepared for and read at a meeting of the Massachusetts Historical Society on November 13, 1958.

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June 1960

When four aristocratic blackquards were jailed for a brutal murder, justice seemed triumphant. But these were no ordinary criminals, and justice needed eloquent help