Washington D.C. 1900. unbound. 2 pages, 10.25 x 8 inches, Washington D.C. on "Navy Department" letterhead, May 15, 1900. Signed by Long and initialed by the secretary of McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. Long lays out the ground work for the 1904 St. Louis Exposition World's Fair. Horizontal folds; pin holes in the top margin. Very good condition.
Exceptionally detailed letter written to representative James A. Tawney, Chairman, Committee on the Centennial of the Louisiana Purchase.