Echoes of the WeekThe Illustrated London News, vol. 47, no. 1323, p. 27.
July 8, 1865
...We may add that the Westminster also unearths a new American novelist, a Theodore Winthrop, one who fell as a private volunteer in the early part of the war, and left several novels, many times rejected, which, having been since published, turn out to be works of real genius. It is the old story of discovering merit when it is too late to reward it!