Copy for Colonel Young.
May 21, 1918.
Dean F. P. Keppell,
Third Assistant, Secretary of War,
My dear Dean Keppell:
With reference to the papers you have sent me in
re-telegraphic request of Mr. A.L. Jackson, Secretary of Wabash
Avenue Department Y.M.C.A., Chicago, Illinois, to permit
Colonel Charles Young (retired) to deliver a patriotic address
in Chicago, May 30th, I beg to say, that in my opinion it is
not at all an unwise thing to comply with this request, unless
the Secretary feels to the contrary.
In my opinion, such an address, would prove helpful
in promoting patriotism and enthusiasm, and would produce a
Yours very truly,