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[[encircled]] ^[] [[/encircled]] [[Letterhead]] COSMOS CLUB WASHINGTON, D.C. [[end]] August 17, 1927. Dr. W. H. Holmes Cosmos Club Wasington, D. C. Dear Mr. Holmes: You have been appointed chairman of a committee of which the other members are Herbert Friedenwald, R. L. Faris, and D. L. Hazard, to consider the suggestion of Allen C. Clark of the Committee on Historic Sites that the Club take over the tablet prepared by that committee for the Cameron House in 1925 and have the inscription changed to suit the wishes of the Club and then have the tablet put in a suitable place on the building. In 1925 the Board declined to permit the placing of the tablet because the inscription was not considered satisfactory. The tablet is in Mr. Clark's office at 816 Fourteenth Street and Mr. Marshall had prepared a form of inscription which he thought proper. I have the information which he included but not the exact form. You may possibly know something about it, or perhaps Mr. Charles Moore, who was a member of the committee that considered the matter in 1925. Perhaps by comparing the paper which I have with the tablet it would be possible to determine whether the inscription could be changed satisfactorily. Very truly yours, [[Signature]] D. L. Hazard Secretary.
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