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#306 - Douglas MacArthur Estimate: $400+

"I am working out plans for a possible increase in the size of West Point to accommodate three thousand cadets"

TLS, two pages, 5.5 x 8.5, United States Military Academy letterhead, December 3, 1919. Letter to General James H. Wilson, in part: "It is very gratifying to have you take such a splendid interest in our future military policy. When you speak upon such matters I am sure the country will listen. I have never considered the proposition that you have advanced and fear that the overhead expense would be very large. I am working out plans for a possible increase in the size of West Point to accommodate three thousand cadets. This could be brought about by taking the Corps away from here for its summer training. This number would supply sufficient officers for a regular Army containing an officers' corps of about 25,000. There is no question, however, that the more men we can give an officer's training the more secure the Nation will be in time of peril." In very good to fine condition, with a light diagonal crease, paperclip impression to the top edge, and light staining which touches the signature.

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