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John McKim, Bishop of Tokyo, Thomas J. O'Brien, Lucy Wortham James


The document is a carbon copy of a typed letter from the Assistant Secretary of State to John McKim thanking him for his congratulatory note and his remarks about the family of U.S. Ambassador Thomas J. O'Brien.


Francis Mairs Huntington-Wilson


John McKim

Corresponds to:

Folder 1-8, Document 65


Washington, D.C.


April 21,1909.

Dear Bishop McKim:

Very many thanks for your kind letter of March 16th, congratulating me on my recent appointments, and particularly upon this last and best one.

I am very glad you all liked the O'Briens so much. I think him one of the finest men in our diplomatic service and I am greatly rejoiced that he is to remain longer at Tokyo. As to your kind allusion to us as their possible successors in a dim future, I can only say that there is no one from whom I should more appreciate the high compliment of wishing us to go back some time to Tokyo.

With the warmest regards to Mrs. McKim and yourself, in which Lucy joins, I remain, always,

Very sincerely yours,


The Right Reverend John McKim,
Bishop of Tokyo.



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Letter From Francis Mairs Huntington-Wilson to John McKim, April 21, 1909



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