William G. McAdoo to Cary T. Grayson




Cary T. Grayson Papers, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library, Staunton, Virginia




Santa Barbara, Calif.

Dear Doc

I have just about finished a chapter on the Secret Service and am reminded of an incident which happened in Chicago and of which you told me one time.

It was in connection with President Wilson’s visit to Chicago in 1919 on the League of Nations campaign. A man fell out of a window at the Blackstone Hotel and you told me that it was clear that he was trying to get into President Wilson’s room for an ulterior purpose. Am I right about this? If so, would you mind telling me the facts? I shan’t quote you, of course (unless you should permit me to) if I should put this in my narrative.

Did you and Gertrude ever get the avocadoes I sent you? If not, I will send you some more.

I hope Gertrude and the boys are in fine shape and that you are, too. My love to you all.

Cordially yours,

WG McAdoo

Admiral Cary T. Grayson,
3825 Wisconsin Ave.,
Washington, DC


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McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs), 1863-1941, “William G. McAdoo to Cary T. Grayson,” 1931 June 2, WWP16695, Cary T. Grayson Papers, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum, Staunton, Virginia.

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