Mar 19, 2015 - Sale 2376

Sale 2376 - Lot 158

Price Realized: $ 2,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
ALOOF FROM WORLD WAR I WILSON, WOODROW. Typed Letter Signed, as President, to William Bayard Hale, declining an interview with former German Secretary of State for Colonial Affairs Bernhard Dernburg. 1 page, 4to, White House stationery, with integral blank; horizontal fold. (TFC) Washington, 19 December 1914

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". . . I should decline interviews with any special agent of either side in the present struggle in Europe, for I am diligently and . . . consistently maintaining an aloofness and impartiality in the matter which I cannot venture to depart from."