Re: [civilwarwest] Re: A Review on Wiley Sword
- In a message dated 4/17/2003 8:39:54 AM Eastern Daylight Time, carlw4514@... writes:
I must respectfully differ. I think in a matter where there is no
proof, you make the good ol' American presumption of innocence. No
proof either way means no conviction!
-I do not object to the speculation, in fact I give this speculation a
lot of weight, but can't see coming to a hard conclusion on the basis
of "no proof but he *must have*"
This reflects my view, too. Historians interpret based on evidence, not speculation.