De Lôme Letter (1898)
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De Lome letter - transcipt - This version is in English.
This Letter was written by the Spanish Ambassador to the United States, Enrique Dupuy de Lôme, in which he wrote disparagingly of American President Mckinley. Publication of the letter helped generate public support for a war with Spain over the issue of Independence for the Spanish colony of Cuba. Link includes original copies of the letter written by de Lôme with the option to enlarge.