Document Type

Letter

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Date

5-11-1909

Keywords

Reverend James Houston Eccleston, Liberia, Liberian Commission

Description

The document is a carbon copy of a typed letter from the Assistant Secretary of State to Reverend J. H. Eccleston concerning information about Liberia.

Sender

Francis Mairs Huntington-Wilson

Recipient

James Houston Eccleston

Corresponds to:

Folder 1-8, Document 89

City

Washington, D.C.

Transcription

May 11, 1909.

My dear Dr. Eccleston:

We were distressed to learn that by moving about from house to house in such a dizzy fashion we had missed a visit from you. We are now permanently settled at 1608 K Street, and whenever you are in Washington I do hope you will look in and see us.

As to the Liberian matter, I shall be at your disposition at any time to discuss it, but the fact is that we have sent our commission to Liberia largely for the purpose of gathering information and I dare say that upon their return about the end of June we shall be able to give you much more satisfactory information that it would now be possible to give. Meanwhile, whenever it will be convenient for you to come to Washington please fix a date in advance and give us the pleasure of coming to luncheon with us.

With kindest regards, and with renewed regrets of our misfortune in missing your visit, I remain, always,

Very sincerely yours,

[signature]

The Reverend J. H. Eccleston,
910 St. Paul Street,
Baltimore, Maryland.

Language

English

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Letter From Francis Mairs Huntington-Wilson to James Houston Eccleston, May 11, 1909

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