Document Type

Letter

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Date

6-14-1909

Keywords

Philander C. Knox, Frederic Adrian Delano, US Minister to China, William Howard Taft, Jacob M. Dickinson

Description

The document is a carbon copy of a typed letter from the Assistant Secretary of State to Philander C. Knox concerning Frederic Delano's declining of the position of U.S. Minister to China.

Sender

Francis Mairs Huntington-Wilson

Recipient

Philander C. Knox

Corresponds to:

Folder 1-8, Document 126

City

Washington, D.C.

Transcription

June 14, 1909.

Dear Mr. Secretary:

I have just telegraphed you "He declines".

For your further information I beg to enclose a note I have sent to the President, with copies of Mr. Delano's letters to you and to the Secretary of War. These reached here today.

Hoping you are enjoying your few days respite, I remain, always,

Yours very sincerely,

[signature]

The Honorable Philander C. Knox,
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

Enclosures.

Language

English

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Letter From Francis Mairs Huntington-Wilson to Philander C. Knox, June 14, 1909

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