National Affairs: Courtesy

In accordance with tradition Mrs. Harding, like the widows of other Presidents who died in office, will receive the salary which her husband would have drawn for the remainder of his salary year. This year terminates on March 4; so with some back salary, Mrs. Harding should receive about $65,000.

In addition she may be given an annuity of $5,000 from Congress. Several widows of Presidents have received similar annuities, notable exceptions being Mrs. Benjamin Harrison and Mrs. Cleveland. Mrs. Harding may also receive the franking privilege for letters.

Another courtesy which may be offered...

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