Swanson, Claude

1921 TLS as Virginia US Senator praising the work of the outgoing Comptroller of the Currency

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(1862-1939) Virginia US Rep 1893-1906, Governor 1906-10, Senator 1910-33, Navy Secretary 1933-39 (FDR). TLS as US Senator on 10 1/2 x 8 official letterhead, Washington, April 8 1921, to Hon. John S. Williams, Richmond, Va. Senator Swanson thanks Williams for his letter which he will read "with great interest and profit." Swanson has been "much gratified at the success of your administration and the great esteem in which [Williams] is held" and believes him to have been "...the best Controller [sic] this Government ever had, which time will prove." JOHN SKELTON WILLIAMS (1865-1926) Comptroller of the Currency 1914-21 (Wilson) after serving as Asst. Secretary of the Treasury, 1st president of the Seaboard Air Line Railway (1900-03).

Condition: Very good, slight creases at top
Type:Letter






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