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Archibald W. Butt, Aide de camp to the President, audience procedures
The document is a carbon copy of a typed letter from the Assistant Secretary of State to Archibald W. Butt concerning the procedure for audiences for Ambassadors and Ministers.
Francis Mairs Huntington-Wilson
Archibald W. Butt
Folder 1-8, Document 178
August 3, 1909.
Dear Captain Butt:
This paper shows the misinformation I had Saturday morning: Please look it over and return it to me, with a detailed statement (1) of the procedure at these audiences for Ambassadors, and (2) for Ministers. I shall be greatly obliged if you will do this for me. It is really ridiculous that these simple things are not defined with absolute certainty and I shall be most happy to co-operate in the endeavor to get them well settled and understood.
Very sincerely yours,
Captain Archibald W. Butt, U.S. Army,
Aide de camp to the President,
The White House.
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Huntington-Wilson, Francis Mairs, "Letter From Francis Mairs Huntington-Wilson to Archibald W. Butt, August 3, 1909" (1909). Other Correspondence. 154.