THE PRESIDENCY: Mr. Coolidge's Week: Aug. 24, 1925

¶ Callers at White Court included Secretary of War John Wingate Weeks, recovering from a serious illness. He denied that he had resigned. To one correspondent he said: "I am getting along first rate. Of course, recovery from my illness has been slow, but I feel that it is more or less sure and I intend to be with Mr. Coolidge when he gets back to Washington."

To another he said: "I will return [to duty] in September if I ever return." Correspondents concluded that his resignation may soon be expected.*

¶ The President called...

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