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Auction archive: Lot number 188

TAFT, WILLIAM HOWARD, President . Autograph letter signed to Mrs. R. Goodwyn Rhett, Augusta, Georgia, 10 April 1914, 2 pages, 8vo, hotel stationery , an attractive handwritten letter of warm personal content, joking about his life since leaving the W...

Auction 08.11.1996
8 Nov 1996
Estimate
US$1,000 - US$1,500
Price realised:
US$805
Auction archive: Lot number 188

TAFT, WILLIAM HOWARD, President . Autograph letter signed to Mrs. R. Goodwyn Rhett, Augusta, Georgia, 10 April 1914, 2 pages, 8vo, hotel stationery , an attractive handwritten letter of warm personal content, joking about his life since leaving the W...

Auction 08.11.1996
8 Nov 1996
Estimate
US$1,000 - US$1,500
Price realised:
US$805
Beschreibung:

TAFT, WILLIAM HOWARD President . Autograph letter signed to Mrs. R. Goodwyn Rhett, Augusta, Georgia, 10 April 1914, 2 pages, 8vo, hotel stationery , an attractive handwritten letter of warm personal content, joking about his life since leaving the White House: "Since I have become a respectable member of society and a working man, my vacations are limited" and inviting the Rhetts to join him in Georgia: "I am to make a few remarks...I have lost eighty pounds. Come and see what an honest life will do for a rake and a profligate..." TAFT. Typed letter signed as President of the League to Enforce Peace, to Congressman Henry J. Steele, New York, 9 September 1916, 1 page, 4to, League stationery , requesting a statement on the peace movement as Europe "will welcome evidence that American public men are giving thought to the erection of safeguards against the recurrence of the calamity..."; TAFT. Typed letter signed as Secretary of War, to Edmund Wetmore, with a four-line postcript in Taft's hand, Hot Springs, 14 July 1908, 1 page, 8vo, personal stationery, sneding thanks and adding that "no word sweeter comes to me than from the members of the Federal Bar who knew me..."; -- ROBERT A. TAFT. Typed letter signed, n.p., 30 October 1945, sending a speech, plus a printed 1941 speech entitled, "Aid To Britain -- Short Of War"; together 5 items . (5)

Auction archive: Lot number 188
Auction:
Datum:
8 Nov 1996
Auction house:
Christie's
New York, Park Avenue
Beschreibung:

TAFT, WILLIAM HOWARD President . Autograph letter signed to Mrs. R. Goodwyn Rhett, Augusta, Georgia, 10 April 1914, 2 pages, 8vo, hotel stationery , an attractive handwritten letter of warm personal content, joking about his life since leaving the White House: "Since I have become a respectable member of society and a working man, my vacations are limited" and inviting the Rhetts to join him in Georgia: "I am to make a few remarks...I have lost eighty pounds. Come and see what an honest life will do for a rake and a profligate..." TAFT. Typed letter signed as President of the League to Enforce Peace, to Congressman Henry J. Steele, New York, 9 September 1916, 1 page, 4to, League stationery , requesting a statement on the peace movement as Europe "will welcome evidence that American public men are giving thought to the erection of safeguards against the recurrence of the calamity..."; TAFT. Typed letter signed as Secretary of War, to Edmund Wetmore, with a four-line postcript in Taft's hand, Hot Springs, 14 July 1908, 1 page, 8vo, personal stationery, sneding thanks and adding that "no word sweeter comes to me than from the members of the Federal Bar who knew me..."; -- ROBERT A. TAFT. Typed letter signed, n.p., 30 October 1945, sending a speech, plus a printed 1941 speech entitled, "Aid To Britain -- Short Of War"; together 5 items . (5)

Auction archive: Lot number 188
Auction:
Datum:
8 Nov 1996
Auction house:
Christie's
New York, Park Avenue
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