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Lot 192: WILSON, WOODROW. Typed Letter Signed, as President of Princeton University, to George B. Kinkhead,
01 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: WILSON, WOODROW. Typed Letter Signed, as President of Princeton University, to George B. Kinkhead, conveying a suggestion about how to best to utilize his gift to Princeton University. 1 page, 4to, "President's Room" stationery; faint toning at edges, folds. (MRS) Princeton, 24 April 1905
". . . [T]he Chairman of the Finance Committee . . . makes the very excellent suggestion . . . that you devote the $1,000 provided for in your will to a fund for the purchase of books in some department of study which you may designate as a memorial to Mr. Gordon. This will make the gift a permanent benefit and help to support the Library . . . ."
with--Woodrow Wilson. Two typed letters with ink-stamped signatures, the first to Benjamin Markowitz, the second to Henry E. Mashin, sending thanks. Each 1/2 page, 4to. [Trenton], 27 June 1911; 15 November 1912.