Letter of welcome, to Cyril Molyneaux, Mayor, City of Berwick, from the Ohio Senate

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An official letter from the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, Ohio Senate, welcoming Mayor of Berwick, Cyril Molyneaux.

The letter reads "THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF/ THE STATE OF OHIO/ OHIO SENATE/ WELCOMING CYRIL MOLYNEAUX TO OHIO/ On behalf of the members of the Senate of the 116th General Assembly of Ohio,/ are pleased to extend a warm welcome to Cyril Molyneaux, Honourable May of/ Berwick, Australia, on your visit to Ohio during the celebration of the 1986/ Springfield Springfest Australian Days Festival./ Conceived in the spirit of international friendship, the Sister City Program was/ created in 1956 to enhance understanding among citizens of the United States and/ other countries around the world. In 1985, the cities of Berwick, Australia, and/ Springfield, Ohio, became Sister Cities in hopes of fostering a lasting friendship/ between the peoples of both cities./ During your visit to Springfield, you will have the unique opportunity to become/ acquainted with the citizens of your Sister City. By your visit to Ohio and your/ enthusiastic participation in the Springfield Springfest Australian Days Festival, you/ are helping to increase mutual understanding and to promote a tradition of goodwill/ between our two fine cities./ Thus, with great pleasure, we honor you as an outstanding representative of your/ native city, and extend sincere hopes that you stay in Ohio will prove to be both/ pleasant and enjoyable./ Senator Paul E. Gilmor/ President of the Ohio Senate/ Senator David Hobson/ 10th Senatorial District"
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The Ohio Senate: Author
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pen, ink, foil, ribbon, paper
32.9 x 20.9 cm (sight), 49.1 x 35.8 x 1.0 cm (frame)
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Signed in ink in the lower left "Paul E Gillmor" and "David Hobson".
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Photograph: Viki Petherbridge
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