David Starr Jordan to Jane Addams, April 14, 1915


April 14th, 1915.

Miss Jane Addams,
Hull House,
Chicago, Illinois.

Dear Miss Addams:

I wish all success to the errand to The Hague. It cannot be "a fool's errand"; it must result in great good, and I can see no movement more hopeful. It is a great effort, but as [John] Stuart Mill observes: "Small efforts do not produce small effects, they produce no effects at all".

We want you in California on August 16th if such a thing is possible; but if not, we want you on August 25th, when you will meet the same audience. We would merely shift the program a little.

Very sincerely yours,

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