A letter from Secretary of the Navy, Josephus Daniels, granting Holt press rights. The letter reads: "The Secretary of the Navy. Washington. 21 January, 1918. My dear Admiral Wilson: This will introduce to you Mr. Hamilton Holt, the editor of the New York INDEPENDENT, who is greatly interested in everything for the winning of the war and the promotion of American ideals. I will appreciate any courtesies you can show him. Sincerely yours, Josephus Daniels. Rear Admiral Henry B. Wilson, U.S.N., Commanding Patrol Force, Atlantic Fleet."