House Papers*

The History. This is the story of one man's activities over a period of about five years, activities linked with the welfare of several hundred million people, of half a dozen countries, several colors and many faiths. In chief, it is the story of Colonel Edward Mandell House, unofficial (and unprecedented) emissary of President Woodrow Wilson, and his attempts to end or prevent war and of his four journeys to Europe in the cause of peace.

In the first journey (1913), he merely made friends, talked a...

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