Document Type

Letter

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Date

7-5-1909

Keywords

Thomas C. Noyes, Evening Star, Paul Webster Eaton

Description

The document is a carbon copy of a typed letter from the Assistant Secretary of State to Thomas C. Noyes concerning the work of Mr. Eaton.

Sender

Francis Mairs Huntington-Wilson

Recipient

Thomas C. Noyes

Corresponds to:

Folder 1-8, Document 165

City

Washington, D.C.

Transcription

July 5, 1909.

My dear Mr. Noyes:

I beg to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of June 29th in regard to Mr. Eaton. In reply I can only assure you that his case has, as a matter of course, received the most painstaking consideration of the Department. There is no lack of appreciation of Mr. Eaton's character and capabilities, but in the insistence upon a certain degree of practical efficiency in our highest grade clerkships the recent change was decided upon among others which, after weeks of consideration were known to be demanded by the general interests of the Department.

I have had a very long and frank talk with Mr. Eaton and I know that he fully realizes that the grade which he shall occupy in this Department is a question solely of the quality of work which he may turn out. I also explained to him the duty of leaving these matters to the judgment of the Department. As you know, to seek to do otherwise is a pointblank violation of the regulations.

Assuring you of my interest in Mr. Eaton, and with kind regards, I remain,

Yours sincerely,

[signature]

Thomas C. Noyes,
The EVENING STAR,
Washington, D.C.

Language

English

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Letter From Francis Mairs Huntington-Wilson to Thomas C. Noyes, July 5, 1909

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