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Pohl doesn't mention the Knights Templar also.
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From: Tim Wallace-Murphy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, July 03, 2000 6:08 AM
Subject: Re: Books
> Dear Friends,
> The work done by Frederic Pohl in respect of the voyage by Henry St Clair
> and the surviving Zeno brother was vital in bringing this matter to the
> attention of the world. However, having said that, he made several serious
> errors and was not at that time party to information regarding the Newport
> Tower that has only recently cometo light. But, bearing in mind these
> andother limitations in his reserach, his work is still a good
> to the story - as is the more recent Sinclair Saga by Mark Finnan.
> Andrews book, The Sword and the Grail is not among his best and we
> cannot accept his ideas regarding the venetian cannon under any
> circumstances. These weapons were in general use until the 1540s and there
> are a large number of them in a variety of sites on the Eastern Seabord of
> America, which entirely invalidates his arguments built upon that somewhat
> shakey premis. Nonetheless, his book still has considerable merit - but
> in respect of the Henry Voyage.
> The book we are completeing, which has een re-scheduled for publication in
> the autumn of next year, has the balance about right in our opinion. It
> upset the American Academic establishment, who promote the view that there
> was no European contact with America before Columbus, almost as much as it
> will distress those who believe that Pohl's work is a form of 'Holy Writ'
> that cannot be questioned. In other words, we have written a work based
> solidly on fact, repscted scholarly opinion and hard archaeological work
> done by our goodfriend Jim Whittal, which can be defended against any
> argument. Our opinion is, of course partial, but you will have to wait
> untill publication day to form your own opinion.
> Best wishes
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