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[letterhead with state seal] Commonwealth of Virginia Bureau of Labor and Industrial Statistics Commissioner's Office Richmond

James B. Doherty Commissioner

Oct. 2, 1912

Mrs. A. N. Tyler, Sec., Equal Suffrage League, 802 E. Broad St., City.

Dear Mrs. Tyler: - I received a 'phone message from Mrs. Clark during the past week requesting me to deliver a short address before your organisation, on the subject of "Workingmen's Compensation Act." The Virginian, on Sunday, stated that the subject would be "Labor Legislation". I would regard it as a favor if your organization would state which of these subjects would be more pleasing to them. Trusting I may receive an early reply, and with kind regards, I am, Yours very truly, James B. Doherty, JBD/S