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    Woodrow Wilson Typed Letter Signed on White House Letterhead. One page with blank integral, 7" x 8.75", Washington, D.C.; February 21, 1916. A letter to Senator Duncan U. Fletcher declining an honorary chairmanship: "I have your interesting letter of February sixteenth with its enclosure. I am sorry to say that I cannot see my way to accept the honorary chairmanship of the American Peace Bell Committee of the Southern Commercial Congress. I have made it a principle all my life not to connect myself with anything in which I could not take an active part, at least of counsel, and I would be very much embarrassed if at this late date I were to break that rule." Signed by Wilson in blue ink.

    Condition: Light creasing along folds; light toning, with a bit of discoloration along right edge. Typed ink has bled slightly throughout.


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    April, 2018
    18th Wednesday
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