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    Woodrow Wilson Autograph Note Signed with initials, written at the bottom of a typed letter signed from Charles L. Swem. Swem's letter is in White House letterhead, 5.25" x 8"; and is dated June 30, 1920; and is addressed to Mrs. Wilson enclosing a letter from a Mr. Rathbone (not present), which the President had requested. "I have inquired what Mr. Tumulty wanted with it, and I find he desired to give it to the Press. You will note that it is Mr. Rathbone's resignation and the President's acceptance."

    Wilson writes beneath (in pencil): "I cannot consent to the publication. W.W."

    Charles Swem had served as Wilson's stenographer since the 1912 presidential campaign. He eventually became his private secretary and stayed with Wilson through both of his terms. From the Estate of Malcolm S. Forbes.

    Condition: Age toning, two small creases at top left corner.


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