W.D. Howells was fairly vocal concerning the legal farce that followed
the Haymarket Riot and that hanged or imprisoned seven anarchist leaders
for "constructive conspiracy to commit murder."
Was MT entirely silent on this subject? Was he so interested in business
that he could ignore an injustice of this magnitude? Was he so busy
extrapolating the hoped for success of the Paige typesetter and
himself as world class entrepreneur that he felt no sympathy for the labor
unionists? It's hard to believe.
This isn't for a paper; it's just curiosity. But if anybody knows
MT's views on the Haymarket affair I'd sure like hear about them.