Calvin Coolidge Says, June 8, 1931

January 21, 2021

Date: June 8, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Most of Europe is again laboring with difficult situations. Spain is passing through a revolution which has recently been accompanied by disorders directed against the property used for religious purposes. When it was hoped the ancient differences between the Church and State in Italy […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, June 11, 1931

January 12, 2021

Date: June 11, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge writes that historians should make an attempt at learning more about American history by accessing archives in Europe through the use of new technology. (Original document available here) Practically everything in the way of original records of the discovery, exploration and settlement of our country is in […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, December 17, 1930

December 31, 2020

Date: December 17, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The world will be relieved at the reports indicating Spain is not to be involved in the catastrophe of a revolution and civil war. Although her jurisdiction over them has long since been lost, there are still many lands with many people who speak her […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, February 27, 1931

December 29, 2020

Date: February 27, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) In addition to the apparent escape of the Spanish people from the ravages of disorder and revolution, the encouraging news comes from Europe that there is a good prospect of a naval agreement between France and Italy. Nothing could be more reassuring to the real […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, February 10, 1931

December 28, 2020

Date: February 10, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Recent news from Europe is of an encouraging nature. After being suspended for several years the freedom of the press and other constitutional rights have now been restored in Spain and general parliamentary elections have been ordered. Instead of trial by battle and reform by […]

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