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Lot #137
William H. Taft

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Four items signed by members of the Taft family: 1) 1882 legal document related to a real estate transaction, signed three times “H. P. Lloyd by Wm. H. Taft, Atty. in fact”; 2) 1916 land deed, signed by Robert A. Taft (future senator and son of Wm. Howard Taft; 1889–1953); 3) 1889 lease, signed by Chas. P. Taft (future congressman and brother of Wm. H. Taft; 1843–1929); 4) 1854 ALS sending family news and mentioning a meeting with Governor Ransom of Michigan, signed by Alphonso Taft (U.S. lawyer, judge, diplomat and cabinet official, and father of Wm. Howard Taft; 1810–1891). In very good condition, with scattered soiling, creasing, and handling wear. Auction LOA John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #330 - Ended February 13, 2008