Manuscript/Mixed Material Telegram from Evangeline Booth, Commander of the Salvation Army, to President Woodrow Wilson, March 5, 1917.

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Title
Telegram from Evangeline Booth, Commander of the Salvation Army, to President Woodrow Wilson, March 5, 1917.
Contributor Names
Booth, Evangeline, 1865-1950 (Author)
Created / Published
March 5, 1917
Subject Headings
-  Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
-  Telegram/express letter
Genre
Telegram/express letter.
Notes
-  Forms part of Woodrow Wilson papers, 1786-1957; for additional information, see: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms009194
-  Evangeline Booth, Commander of the Salvation Army, and possibly a descendant of William Booth, who founded this religious and charitable organization in London in 1865, writes to offer congratulations and support to President Wilson on his second inauguration. Booth alludes to the approaching U.S. involvement in World War I when she states: "We recognize to the full the very exceptional and extremely difficult task which you so bravely and wisely are facing and we fervently pray that Divine Guidance may be granted as heretofore so that righteousness may continue to prevail and the supreme good of all thus secured."
-  Telegram from Evangeline Booth, Commander of the Salvation Army, to President Woodrow Wilson, March 5, 1917.
-  Original document scanned in 1999-2000 for the former American Memory presentation “I Do Solemnly Swear”: Presidential Inaugurations (retired 2016).
Source Collection
Woodrow Wilson papers, 1786-1957
Repository
Manuscript Division
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Chicago citation style:

Booth, Evangeline. Telegram from Evangeline Booth, Commander of the Salvation Army, to President Woodrow Wilson, March 5, 1917. March 5, 1917. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/pin3803/. (Accessed October 17, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Booth, E. (1917) Telegram from Evangeline Booth, Commander of the Salvation Army, to President Woodrow Wilson, March 5, 1917. March 5. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/pin3803/.

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Booth, Evangeline. Telegram from Evangeline Booth, Commander of the Salvation Army, to President Woodrow Wilson, March 5, 1917. March 5, 1917. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/pin3803/>.