Jane Addams and Julius Rosenwald to Julian W. Mack, April 12, 1912

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THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY

CHICAGO, ILLS., APRIL 12-1912
JUDGE J W MACK,
U.S. COMMERCE COURT,

WASHN., DC.

MISS LATHROP COULD NOT CONSIDER SEEKING THE APPOINTMENT BUT WOULD SERVE IF THE PRESIDENT DESIRED. MISS [ADDAMS] FEELS THAT SHE IS UNDOUBTEDLY BETTER EQUIPPED THAN ANY ONE SO FAR SUGGESTED. WE CANNOT CONCEIVE OF A MORE IDEAL APPOINTMENT CONSIDER EXECUTIVE ABILITY, SYMPATHY, DELIBERATE SANE [JUDGEMENT] COMBINED WITH YEARS OF EXPERIENCE OF THE STATE BOARD OF CHARITIES WITH THE CHICAGO JUVENILE COURT AND AS A GRADUATE TRUSTEE OF VASSAR COLLEGE IN OUR OPINION WOMANS ABILITY WOULD HAVE TO BETTER DEMONSTRATION THAT COULD RESULT FROM HER APPOINTMENT. COPY SENT MISS WALD,

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JANE ADDAMS, JULIUS [ROSENWALD]
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