Raymond Poincaré to Woodrow Wilson

Identifier

WWP18389

Description

Raymond Poincaré sends his respects to Woodrow Wilson after meeting Jessie in France. Written in French with English translation.

Source

Wilson Papers, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Washington, District of Columbia

Text

Président

C’est avec grand plaisir que je suis entré en relations avec Madame votre fille lors de son voyage en France, car son aimable visite m’a fourni une agréable occasion de lui présenter mes hommages et de lui exprimer ma haute estime à votre égard. Très sensible aux sentiments que me témoigne votre lettre du 27 Janvier, je vous prie de me croire cordialement et sincèrement à vous
Son Excellence
Monsieur Woodrow Wilson
Président des Etats Unis d’Amérique

Translation.
Presidency of the Republic

Paris, March 3, 1914.


My dear President:

It was with great pleasure that I met Madame your daughter on the occasion of her trip to France, as her gracious visit furnished me with an agreeable opportunity to present my respects to her and to express to her my high esteem for you.
Greatly touched by the sentiments which your letter of January 27th reveals,
I beg you to believe me cordially and sincerely yours

(Signed) POINCARÉ


Poincare


His Excellency
,Mr. Woodrow Wilson,
President of the United States of America.

Original Format

Letter

Files

http://resources.presidentwilson.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Temp00838.pdf

Citation

Poincaré, Raymond, 1860-1934, “Raymond Poincaré to Woodrow Wilson,” 1914 March 2, WWP18389, First Year Wilson Papers, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum, Staunton, Virginia.