Date Published: 1904 & 1906
Binding: No binding
Both the P.T. McGrath 1904 & 1906 letters (8x 10 inches) are written to the Editor "The North American Review" New York city, George Harvey at that time. In 1899, George Harvey (former managing editor of the New York World) purchased NAR, made himself editor and kept control until 1926, except for 1921-1924, when he was United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom. Very good condition.
Evening Herald, St. Johns NF. Jan. 4/04 Content is regarding an article McGrath is recommending for consideration titled "Will France Give Up St. Pierre?" dealing with the recent controversy because of the New England Fisheries and the Atlantic Fisheries dispute and the French Fisherman.
McLean's article, St. Pierre, the Smuggler’s Paradise October 1, 1906. P.T. McGrath wrote a number of articles for the North American Review. An article of related interest; The Anglo-French-American Shore Jan., 1902, Vol. 174, No. 542 (Jan., 1902), pp. 113-123
Evening Herald, St. Johns NF. Oct. 31/06 Content is regarding an article (not included) McGrath is submitting an article about the herring fishing dispute between the British and America (and French). Related article of interest; McLean's article Oct. 1st 1906 titled St. Pierre, the Smuggler’s Paradise. P.T. McGrath wrote a number of articles for the North American Review. An article of related interest; The Newfoundland Fishery Dispute Vol. 183, No. 604 (Dec. 7, 1906), pp. 1134-1143
Sir Patrick Thomas McGrath was a Newfoundland journalist and politician. In 1891 P.T. McGrath began work as a reporter for the St John’s Evening Herald. In 1894 he would become Newfoundland correspondent for the London Times, and he would later write for other newspapers and magazines in England, Canada, and the United States. From 1897 to 1900, he was the assistant clerk of the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly and was appointed clerk in 1901. In 1912, he was appointed to the Legislative Council of Newfoundland. From 1915 to 1919 and from 1925 until his death, he was president of the council. In 1918, he was made a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire for his contributions to the war effort.