Typed Letter, signed, as Secretary of Commerce, to Walter Russell, sculptor and painter, and President of the Society of Arts and Sciences, declining an invitation to a dinner in honor of THOMAS EDISON. Herbert Hoover.

Hoover on Edison

Typed Letter, signed, as Secretary of Commerce, to Walter Russell, sculptor and painter, and President of the Society of Arts and Sciences, declining an invitation to a dinner in honor of THOMAS EDISON.

Washington, D.C: April 3, 1928.

One page, on official stationery. Hoover on Edison. Fine. In blue morocco-backed clam shell box. Item #248362

Hoover writes “It is impossible to measure the services to the world which this man has rendered and no citizen can hesitate at any opportunity to exhibit the gratefulness which animates us all. “However I personally cannot be on hand as my official duties are assuming such proportions that it makes it practically impossible for me to absent myself from Washington.”.

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