Document Type

Letter

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Date

4-13-1909

Keywords

William I. Buchanan, U. S. Agent, United States of Venezuela, arbitration, Court of the Hague, William Cullen Dennis, Orinoco Steamship Company Case, steamships, international law

Description

The document is a carbon copy of a typed letter from the Assistant Secretary of State to William I. Buchanan concerning his appointment as Agent in the Orinoco Steamship Company Case of the United States of America versus the United States of Venezuela at The Hague Court.

Sender

Francis Mairs Huntington-Wilson

Recipient

William I. Buchanan

Corresponds to:

Folder 1-8, Document 58

City

Washington, D.C.

Transcription

April 13, 1909.

My dear Mr. Buchanan:

I am glad to note from letter of the 12th instant that you are prepared to accept appointment as Agent in the United States-Venezuela arbitration at The Hague. If you will have a thorough talk with Mr. Dennis before your approaching departure for Europe and return to this country in August your absence will have no effect upon our desire to honor you with this appointment, thus gaining a representative so well qualified and so familiar with the business in hand. Therefore, there is no reason why you should not now send us your formal acceptance.

Looking forward with pleasure to seeing you when you are next in Washington, I remain, always,

Very sincerely yours,

[signature]

The Honorable William I. Buchanan,
23 Wall Street,
New York City.

Language

English

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