Document Type

Letter

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Date

11-6-1909

Keywords

Fred W. Carpenter, Secretary to the President, Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Committee of Union and Progress, CUP, Sultan Mehmed V, Philander C. Knox

Description

The document is a carbon copy of a typed letter from the Assistant Secretary of State to Fred Carpenter concerning diplomatic relations to the new regime in the Ottoman Empire.

Sender

Francis Mairs Huntington-Wilson

Recipient

Fred W. Carpenter

Corresponds to:

Folder 1-8, Document 202

City

Washington, D.C.

Transcription

November 6, 1909.

Dear Mr. Carpenter:

Please be kind enough to have the following telegram sent in your cipher to the President:

Special Turkish Embassy personally representing the Sultan has waited six weeks for audience to announce to you the new Sultan's accession and the new regime in Turkey. Similar embassies to Europe have been received with great honors. The Department recommends that you telegraphically authorize us to fix earliest date convenient for audience and to invite them to official dinner at the White House the same evening. If you will kindly pass upon this, which must be first, then other official courtesies can now be arranged. Knox.

I shall be much obliged if you will let me have the President's reply at your earliest convenience.

Yours very sincerely,

[signature]

Fred W. Carpenter, Esquire,
Secretary to the President.

Language

English

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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 Fred W. Carpenter, November 6, 1909

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