Public Papers of Herbert Hoover, 1931

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Author: Herbert Hoover  | Date: May 16, 1931

192
Message of Sympathy on the Death of David Belasco.
May 16, 1931

[Released May 16, 1931. Dated May 15, 1931]

My dear Mrs. Gest:

I am at one with the whole Nation in mourning the loss of your father, David Belasco, whose genius brought so much of pleasure to so many thousands. You have my deepest sympathy.
Yours faithfully,
HERBERT HOOVER

[Mrs. Morris Gest, 71 East 52nd Street, New York City]

NOTE: Mr. Belasco, owner and manager of New York’s Belasco Theatre and a prominent figure in the theatrical world, died on May 14, 1931.

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Chicago: Herbert Hoover, "192 Message of Sympathy on the Death of David Belasco.," Public Papers of Herbert Hoover, 1931 in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Herbert Hoover, 1931 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), P.655 Original Sources, accessed February 6, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8F1VMXKHZMLLEI9.

MLA: Hoover, Herbert. "192 Message of Sympathy on the Death of David Belasco." Public Papers of Herbert Hoover, 1931, in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Herbert Hoover, 1931 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), P.655, Original Sources. 6 Feb. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8F1VMXKHZMLLEI9.

Harvard: Hoover, H, '192 Message of Sympathy on the Death of David Belasco.' in Public Papers of Herbert Hoover, 1931. cited in , Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Herbert Hoover, 1931 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), P.655. Original Sources, retrieved 6 February 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8F1VMXKHZMLLEI9.