Document Type

Letter

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Date

3-17-1909

Keywords

Epifanio Portela, Argentine Republic, Argentina, Charles Hitchcock Sherrill, ambassador, appointment, Yale University, William Howard Taft, Philander C. Knox

Description

The document is a carbon copy of a typed letter from the Assistant Secretary of State to Epifanio Portela. The letter contains information about Charles H. Sherrill, who will be appointed as U.S. Minister to Argentina.

Sender

Francis Mairs Huntington-Wilson

Recipient

Epifanio Portela

Corresponds to:

Folder 1-8, Document 29

City

Washington, D.C.

Transcription

March 17, 1909.

Dear Mr. Minister:

By the Secretary's direction I send you in this informal way a few facts about Mr. Sherrill, as of possible interest to you by way of supplement to the letter requesting you to ascertain his agreement.

Yours sincerely

[signature]

Senor Don Epifanio Portela,
etc., etc., etc.,
Minister of the Argentine Republic.

Mr. Charles H. Sherrill, of New York, is a graduate of Yale University, where he became quite celebrated as an athlete. He is a lawyer and has taken an active part in politics, and he is very highly thought of by the President. He has some knowledge of Spanish and is a very agreeable gentleman.

Language

English

Rights Statement

Please contact the Myrin Library Special Collections Department for permissions to use this document. https://www.ursinus.edu/library/archives-special-collections/

Letter From Francis Mairs Huntington-Wilson to Epifanio Portela, March 17, 1909

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