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Palo Alto To the Honorable Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. University. Gentlemen: Feeling that I have good and sufficient reasons for asking for the resignation of Mr. Edward Taylor as a Trustee of the Leland Stanford Jr. University, I as the surviving Founder feel justified in acting upong these reasons and requested his resignation on May 27th which he has delined to tender. I now wish to delcare to you that I decline to further
My dear Mrs. Jordan Words fail me when I try to thank you, and my other friends on the Faculty for your remembrance of me on my birth day The pleasure was so unexpected that it was doubly a pleaseaure and it reached me at a time when and in a place where any expression of friendships from the outside was more than usually
welcome. For I recieved your letter on the morning of my birthday at Vina where as you know I have come to try and straighten out some very unpleasant trouble that had arisen, and you will be glad to know that with what I firmly belived assistance from a higher power than earth can give, the trouble has been overcome and matters are now running smoothly again.
When I review the picture I shall take pleasure in
Dear Mr. Doyle It is unnecessary for me to express my surprise when Mr. Wilsom told me when I saw hime that you had appealed to him to see Mr. Taylor in regard to his resignation. Of course I then concluded that you had entirely changed your views since you held the conversation with me as you then said a gentleman would resign without further ceremony, if requested to do so as he had been