The great exception comes from Daniel Patrick Moynihan: A Portrait in letters of an American Visionary.
The Guardian has vowed to appeal to the High Court to get the letters released.
But U.S. and Western officials say the family told administration officials that they believed the letters to be genuine.
I decided to start with the letters from the middle of his tenure—1977-79, the Days of Disco.
Bartholdi cherished and valued the physical world, as he made quite clear in his letters and diaries.
And here and on this wise let my fanciful tale about letters and teachers of letters come to an end.
His absence was the opportunity for the conspirators, and they destroyed our letters.
I shook my head and tried to form the letters with her fingers; but she got more and more angry.
Coleridge speaks of it in his letters as "the dear gutter of Stowey."
It was addressed to him, and an odd feature of it was that the letters were all printed.
c.1200, "graphic symbol, alphabetic sign, written character," from Old French letre (10c., Modern French lettre) "character, letter; missive, note," in plural, "literature, writing, learning," from Latin littera (also litera) "letter of the alphabet," of uncertain origin, perhaps via Etruscan from Greek diphthera "tablet," with change of d- to l- as in lachrymose. In this sense it replaced Old English bocstæf, literally "book staff" (cf. German Buchstabe "letter, character," from Old High German buohstab, from Proto-Germanic *bok-staba-m).
Latin littera also meant "a writing, document, record," and in plural litteræ "a letter, epistle," a sense first attested in English early 13c., replacing Old English ærendgewrit, literally "errand-writing." The Latin plural also meant "literature, books," and figuratively "learning, liberal education, schooling" (see letters). School letter in sports, attested by 1908, were said to have been first awarded by University of Chicago football coach Amos Alonzo Stagg. Expression to the letter "precisely" is from 1520s (earlier as after the letter). Letter-perfect is from 1845, originally in theater jargon, in reference to an actor knowing the lines exactly. Letter-press, in reference to matter printed from relief surfaces, is from 1840.
"one who lets" in any sense, c.1400, agent noun from let (v.).