May 13, 1910
My dear Sir:-
May I express my thanks to the members of the Yale Corporation for the honor they have tendered me by their vote to confer upon me the degree of Master of Arts. It will give me much pleasure to be present at the Commencement Exercises in New Haven on June twenty-second.
I am not familiar with academic etiquette but assume that a degree of LL. D. from the University of Wisconsin does not affect the propriety of my acceptance.
I shall of course regard your communication as confidential.
Very sincerely yours,
Jane Addams [signed]