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Taft, William H. (1857-1930) to Hugh H. Hanna

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04932.01 Author/Creator: Taft, William H. (1857-1930) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Typed letter signed Date: 6 May 1911 Pagination: 2 p. ; 25.8 x 20.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses an endorsement of his proposed arbitration treaty between the United States and Great Britain. Taft would like the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church to withhold their public endorsement until a specific agreement has been decided on, rather than endorsing the general idea of having an arbitration. In response to Hanna's question about the constitutionality of creating such a treaty, Taft quotes Article II of the Constitution.

People: Taft, William H. (William Howard)., 1857-1930
Hanna, Hugh Henry, 1848-1920

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Progressive EraGovernment and CivicsDiplomacyGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsTreatyUS ConstitutionReligionPresident

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