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

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The Ohio Senate
Production date
1986
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Production date
1986
Description
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
Measurements
32.9 x 20.9 cm (sight), 49.1 x 35.8 x 1.0 cm (frame)
Signature & date
Signed in ink in the lower left "Paul E Gillmor" and "David Hobson".
Photography credit (first image)
Photograph: Viki Petherbridge
System ID
874

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