Document Type

Correspondence

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Date

3-17-1909

Keywords

Epifanio Portela, Argentine Republic, Argentina, Charles Hitchcock Sherrill, ambassador, appointment, William Howard Taft, United States Senate

Description

The document is a carbon copy of a typed letter from the Secretary of State to Epifanio Portela, concerning the appointment of Charles H. Sherrill as Minister to the Argentine Republic.

Sender

Philander C. Knox

Recipient

Epifanio Portela

Corresponds to:

Folder 1-8, Document 27

City

Washington, D.C.

Transcription

S/L

March 17, 1909.

My dear Mr. Minister:

Mr. Charles H. Sherrill, of New York, has been definitely selected for appointment as Minister to the Argentine Republic and the President would like to send his nomination to the Senate as soon as possible.

May I therefore ask you to be good enough to ascertain by telegraph whether his appointment would be agreeable to your Government.

I am, my dear Mr. Portela,

Very sincerely yours,

[signature]

Senor Don Epifanio Portela,
Minister of the Argentine Republic.

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/

Note From Philander C. Knox to Epifanio Portela, March 17, 1909

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