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Charles D. Norton, Charles Richard Crane, Metropolitan Club, Chicago, Jacob McGavock Dickinson, Bryan Lathrop, Charles MacVeagh, George K. Leet
The document is a typed letter from Charles D. Norton to the Assistant Secretary of State concerning extending membership to the Metropolitan Club to Charles Crane.
Charles D. Norton
Francis Mairs Huntington-Wilson
Folder 1-7, Document 2
August 4, 1909.
My dear Mr. Wilson:
Mr. Charles Crane, the new Minister to China, would, I think, like to become a non-resident member of the Metropolitan Club. Would you like to propose his name for membership? Judge Dickinson of Chicago would, I am sure, be glad to second it--also Mr. MacVeagh. A great many Chicagoans like Mr. Bryan Lathrop and others would be glad to write letters. I will attend to getting the letters.
I would propose the name myself were it not for the fact that I have so recently become a member and I assume that it would be more in Mr. Crane's interest to be proposed by some older member like yourself. If, for any reason, you do not care to do this you will of course advise me. Mr. Crane knows nothing of this letter.
Hon. Huntington Wilson,
Assistant Secretary of State.
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Norton, Charles D., "Letter From Charles D. Norton to Francis Mairs Huntington-Wilson, August 4, 1909" (1909). Charles Richard Crane. 3.