By Edward Winter
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But the s review also “ ’ hurried Addition on 16 July 2005: A separate feature article giving the complete texts of two letters from Edge to Fiske discussed above. Afterword (7 September 2006): Regarding Edge’s letter to Fiske of 25 March 1859, below are some extracts from our correspondence with K. W. W. M. Edge. A few letters ago you mentioned a claim he made that he had been Morphy’s lover. W. : 5 March 1983: ‘About Edge, I can say no more at the moment. I was given sight of some letters to help in writing the Companion , but I undertook not to publish anything or reveal their whereabouts.
1932. Moreover, Skoff submitted a 16-page letter dated 17 November 1989 which arrived too late to be included in the final issue of the magazine; copies were made available upon request to interested readers. In that letter Skoff wrote: ‘ I have found Edge more reliable than Staunton: Edge did not cut out any crucial paragraph in any letter, as Staunton did, nor explode inaccurately in an Anti-Book statement, nor unfairly abuse his opponents, etc. N. and elsewhere, commentators have returned to the question of Edge’s truthfulness.
Edge. A few letters ago you mentioned a claim he made that he had been Morphy’s lover. W. : 5 March 1983: ‘About Edge, I can say no more at the moment. I was given sight of some letters to help in writing the Companion , but I undertook not to publish anything or reveal their whereabouts. W. : 18 April 1985: ‘... I agree with Skoff that the word “lover”, in 1859 – perhaps even in 1939 – did not necessarily imply anything carnal. W. : 14 March 1987: ‘It seems that Skoff had interpreted the quotation in the Companion as some sort of claim to a homosexual relationship.