Document Type

Letter

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Date

4-3-1909

Keywords

W. V. Harris, The Nation, consular service, Yale News, Department of State

Description

The document is a carbon copy of a typed letter from the Assistant Secretary of State to W. V. Harris concerning the permanency of the consular service as a career.

Sender

Francis Mairs Huntington-Wilson

Recipient

W. V. Harris

Corresponds to:

Folder 1-8, Document 53

City

Washington, D.C.

Transcription

April 3, 1909.

My dear Mr. Harris:

I beg to acknowledge your note of the 30th ultimo, enclosing your letter to The Nation on the subject of training for the consular service, which I have been interested in reading.

You are good enough to ask my ideas as to the permanency of this service as a career. I doubt whether I could indicate them with greater particularity than I did in an article which I recently wrote for the Yale News with a view to bringing to the attention of undergraduates the consular service as a career. As of possible interest to you I enclose herewith a copy of that article. The pamphlets published by the Department, copies of which I have the pleasure of sending you herewith, contain all that is officially given out on this general subject.

I am, my dear Sir,

Yours faithfully,

[signature]

Enclosures:
as above.

W. V. Harris, Esquire,
8 Mercer Circle, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Language

English

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Letter From Francis Mairs Huntington-Wilson to W. V. Harris, April 3, 1909

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