Eleanor Hallowell Abbott (Mrs. Fordyce Coburn) (September 22, 1872 -- June 4, 1958), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, was a nationally recognized American author. She was a frequent contributor to The Ladies' Home Journal.   The Indiscreet Letter by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott (1872-1958) Three fellow travelers on a train enter into a discussion concerning what they would call an ‘indiscreet letter.’ The discussion albeit short, produces some rather interesting revelations during Read more [...]