Letter to the editors of Die Reform, March 1860

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Author(s) Karl Marx
Written 7 March 1860

Source: Marx-Engels Collected Works, Volume 17, p. 18;
Published: in Die Reform, No. 29, March 7, 1860.
Collection(s): Die Reform

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With regard to the effusions of Herr Eduard Meyen in Der Freischütz, Nos. 17 to 21, I would say only this:

The libel action I am conducting against the Berlin National-Zeitung will achieve all that is necessary to provide a legal clarification of Vogt’s pamphlet. His associate Eduard Meyen cannot lay claim to a like honour. The only thing I can do for Eduard Meyen is to assign to him a niche appropriate to his dimensions in the pamphlet which is due to appear after the conclusion of the court proceedings.

Karl Marx
Manchester, February 28, 1860