November 17, 1921.
My dear Miss Addams,
The bold and noble policy for the reductions of the navies announced Saturday, the 12th, by Secretary Hughes was made possible by the nation-wide insistent demand of the people.
We must now support that policy with utmost vigor until the Conference adopts it and Congress has actually taken action that will put it into operations concurrently with other nations. For this the persistent drive of the churches is imperative. Lions are still in the way. And the European and Far Eastern problems are still to be considered, which need a Christian solution.
The Federal Council is issuing a Second Call to the 150,00 Churches to "carry on" the war to end war. The campaign is only just well started.
The Federal Council is in constant communication, both by letter and by cable, with the church bodies of the other nations in order that this sweeping expression of public sentiment may be international, and may come in upon the Conference from the people of all nations concerned.
The Federal Council's program includes --
To carry out this program will require $50,000. Will you have fellowship in this vital undertaking? Kindly make your contribution in as large amount as possible, in the light of this most extraordinary opportunity. We must act quickly. May we have a reply by return mail?
Most sincerely yours,
John H. Finley [signed]