Anna Garlin Spencer to Jane Addams, May 14, 1920

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1920 MAY 15 AM 1 05 [stamped]

NEW YORK NY

MISS JANE ADDAMS
HULL HOUSE 800 SOUTH HALSTED ST CHICAGO ILL

EXPENSE INVOLVED IF MRS COTHREN ACTS AS EXECUTIVE SECRETARY GREATER THAN TREASURY PERMITS ESPECIALLY AS SUMMER OF PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN LIMITS [ACTIVITIES] MRS KARSTEN WILL KEEP OFFICE UNTIL MAY TWENTY SECOND AFTER THAT DATE IF DESIRED I WILL DIRECT BUSINESS DETAIL FROM MY HOME ELIMINATING OFFICE RENT KEEPING PRESENT ADDRESS WITH PART TIME SERVICE OF STENOGRAPHER FAMILIAR WITH ORGANIZATION WORK AT SMALL EXPENSE. SINCE PLANS MADE AT CHICAGO PLACE HEAVIEST. [page 2]

WORK FOR SUMMER UPON ME AS CHAIRMAN COMMITTEE ON MEMBERSHIP AND PROPAGANDA I WILL ADD WHATEVER NECESSARY TO HOLD FORT UNTIL BOARD MEETING IN SEPTEMBER. WITH NO CHAIRMAN OR [EXECUTIVE] SECRETARY AND SECRETARY IN EUROPE THIS SERVICE SEEMS FORCED ON ME UNLESS YOU CAN SUGGEST BETTER PLAN OFFICE CAN BE OPENED IN FALL IN WASHINGTON AS VOTED IN CHICAGO WIRE DECISION IMMEDIATELY SO ARRANGEMENTS CAN BE MADE

ANNA GARLIN SPENCER.

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