Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Author, author!

A Short Account of the Russo-Japanese War was written by "Footslogger", a never-identified pseudonym, according to OCLC. However, the pencilled note on the title page of the Chicksands Collection copy indicates the author is actually Lt. Col. T. MacGregor Greer... but who's he??
There were actually several Thomas MacGregor Greers in Ireland, but one of the most likely candidates is the one who was born in 1869, died in 1941, was a Deputy Lieutenant in Ireland - and asked for his coffin to be carried to the church by his favourite tractor...

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