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[Printed letterhead: For God and Home and Every Land. NATIONAL Woman's Christian Temperance Union... TIME OF PRAYER - Noontide. BADGE - A Knot of White Ribbon. METHODS - Preventive, Educational, Evangelistic, Social and Legal. WATCHWORDS - Agitate - Educate - Organize.
THE TEMPLE, CHICAGO, ILL., U.S.A.,] [typewritten: May 27th, 1898]
[printed masthead: PRESIDENT FRANCES E. WILLARD Private Sec'y, ANNA A. GORDON EVANSTON, ILL.
VICE-PRESIDENT AT LARGE LILLIAN M.N.STEVENS PORTLAND, MAINE
CORRESPONDING SECRETARY KATHARINE LENTE STEVENSON THE TEMPLE, CHICAGO ILL.
RECORDING SECRETARY CLARA C. HOFFMAN KANSAS CITY, MO.
ASSISTANT RECORDING SECRETARY FRANCES E. BEAUCHAMP LEXINGTON, KY.
TREASURER HELEN M. BARKER THE TEMPLE, CHICAGO, ILL.
Office Sec'y, MINNIE B. HORNING]
[typewritten letter:] Miss Anne Whitney,
Your letter of May 24th containing enclosures of petitions has just come to hand, and I hasten to assure you of our most cordial sympathy. I will send copies of this at once to some of our leading women, and also call attention to it in the Union Signal. I doubt not, we shall be able to secure a large number of signatures. We certainly must do something to turn the tide of public sentiment; else we shall be a nation of hatred and revenge.
With sincere best wishes,
Very truly yours,
[signature: Katharine Lente Stevenson.]
Stevenson, Katherine Lente and Wellesley College Archives, "Letter from Katherine Lente Stevenson, Chicago, Illinois, to Anne Whitney, Boston, Massachusetts, 1898 May 27" (1898). Papers of Anne Whitney (MSS.4): Correspondence. 920.