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Dr. Clay MacCauley, Philadelphia, Lucy Wortham James
The document is a carbon copy of a typed letter from the Assistant Secretary of State to Dr. Clay MacCauley apologizing for his inability to meet during Dr. MacCauley's trip to Washington, D.C. due to his wife's illness and pressing foreign relations matters.
Francis Mairs Huntington-Wilson
Folder 1-8, Document 66
Dear Dr. MacCauley:
My wife was laid up and quite miserable for a number of days and this is the reason why I could not arrange our meeting. As for myself, I was hard at it here uninterruptedly. A new Administration, with Congress in session, makes just the very busiest time one can have and in the present instance various important matters in our foreign relations added much to the impossibility of having a moment for one's private interests. I am awfully sorry to have had the misfortune to have seen so little of you during this visit, but I cannot help counting upon other meetings with you later on.
Meanwhile I remain, with warm regards,
Very sincerely yours,
Dr. Clay MacCauley,
249 South Sixteenth Street,
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Huntington-Wilson, Francis Mairs, "Letter From Francis Mairs Huntington-Wilson to Dr. Clay MacCauley, April 21, 1909" (1909). Other Correspondence. 42.