London: the author, October 4, 1867. Single 10x8.25 inch sheet folded to make two 5x8.25 inch leaves, the first pre-printed with the Morning Star's letterhead. Minor closed edge tears, slight soiling.
McCarthy, the Irish nationalist politician and writer, here in his capacity as editor of the Morning Star extends an apology to Dixon for an "unhandsome allusion" about him that appeared in the publication during McCarthy's absence in Europe. Marked "Private" at top.