|Collection||Herbert Frisby Collection|
|Other Name||Letter From Governor Millard Tawes|
A typed letter from Governor Millard Tawes to Herbert Frisby, Chairman of the Matthew Henson Commemorative Projects dated March 31, 1959. Printed on Executive Department letterhead. Paper has gold embossed Maryland seal at top left corner with "J. MILLARD TAWES | GOVERNOR" in blue ink below. The top center reads "EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT | ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND" in blue ink with "March 31, 1959" below in black ink.
"Mr. Herbert M. Frisby, Chairman
Matthew Henson Commemorative Projects
3403 Bateman Avenue
Baltimore 16, Maryland
Dear Mr. Frisby:
As you requested, I am pleased to enclose my proclamation designating April 6, 1959, as Matthew A. Henson Day in Maryland. A copy has been sent to Mrs. Henson.
If I can be of further assistance to you, do not hesitate to call on me.
With kindest regards and best wishes, I am
Has Governor J. Millard Tawes' signature in blue ink.
Frisby, Herbert M.
Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955
Tawes, J. Millard