The Correspondence of, and to, Charles Hoy Fort

Edited and Annotated by Mr. X

Fort to John T. Reid

September 3, 1926

London, Sept. 3, 1926.

Mr. John T. Reid,
Lovelock, Nevada.

Dear Mr. Reid:

The way these accounts of showers of living things are coming to me means that, in the past, I have not myself realized how frequent the occurrences are. There is no possible acceptance of the whirlwind-explanation, unless it can be thought that whirlwinds have some especial affinity for living things. That is a meteoro-biologic idea that I can not take to.

I send a letter to Mr. Stoker. I shall be very much obliged if you will forward it to him. The point of an appearance of living things in a desert is important, and Mr. Stoker's own statement should be recorded.

I am very glad to have your continued interest in the subject.



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