May 9, 1910.
I have the honor to inform you that at a meeting of the Yale Corporation held [today] it was voted to confer upon you the degree of Master of Arts in case you can be present at the Commencement Exercises in New Haven, on Wednesday, June twenty-second.
We sincerely hope that you may be able to accept this invitation thereby enabling the University to honor itself in honoring you.
Full information regarding the Commencement Exercises, entertainment in New Haven, etc., will be sent to you later. It is specially requested that the invitation contained in this communication be considered confidential. An early reply will be appreciated.
I am, with high regard,
Very truly yours,
Anson Phelps Stokes [signed]