Credentials

Through the Blue Room and into the Red Room of the White House stepped briskly last week the British Ambassador Sir Esme W. Howard, escorting into the presence of President Coolidge the Hon. Vincent Massey, first Canadian Minister ever accredited to the U. S. (TIME, Nov. 15).

Dialogue:

Minister Massey: "Allow me, Mr. President, on behalf of His Majesty's Canadian Government and the people of Canada, to convey to you, sir, assurances of their high and sincere regard.

"I consider myself highly fortunate, sir, to have the privilege of...

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