Joseph P. Tumulty to Herbert Hoover

Identifier

WWP19428

Description

Joseph Tumulty notifies Herbert Hoover of the President’s wishes to consult a District Commissioner regarding property value when purchasing real estate.

Source

Hoover-Wilson Correspondence, Hoover Institution, Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford, California

Publisher

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum

Language

English

Text

Dear Mr. Hoover

The President has asked me to suggest to the members of the Cabinet and the heads of the several independent establishments that, in case any department or agency of the Government has in contemplation a purchase of real estate in the District of Columbia, it would be wise and highly serviceable to the Government if they would consult with the District Commissioners with regard to the value of the property. The assessments of valuation made by the Commissioners are, we have reason to think, based upon very careful consideration and ought to furnish a satisfactory basis for estimating a price.

Sincerely yours,

JP Tumulty
Secretary to the President.

Original Format

Letter

Files

http://resources.presidentwilson.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/D09429.pdf

Citation

Tumulty, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1879-1954, “Joseph P. Tumulty to Herbert Hoover,” 1918 June 1, WWP19428, Hoover Institute at Stanford University Collection, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum, Staunton, Virginia.

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