THE PRESIDENCY: Mr. Coolidge's Week: Nov. 23, 1925

¶ "I take sincere pleasure in extending to Your Majesty hearty felicitations and greetings of friendship on this birthday anniversary and the assurance of my high regard." So wrote Calvin Coolidge to Vittorio Emanuele. Next day the President took pleasure in o.k.ing an agreement for the payment of Italy's debt to the U. S. (see CABINET).

¶ On the same day that the President approved the Italian debt-funding agreement, he entertained at luncheon in the state dining room of the White House (amid a profusion of Ophelia roses) M....

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