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William McKinley

William McKinley

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William McKinley

LS signed “W. McKinley,” two pages, 5.5 x 9, personal letterhead, June 2, 1896. Letter to Joseph Medill Patterson. In full: “Your father was kind enough to send me your letter published in the New York Tribune of May 19th which I have just read and hasten to thank you. It was very thoughtful on your part and a most clever piece of work. I can not tell you how much I value it. I am sure you have a natural bent for newspaper work and will be ready after a while to assist your father on the Tribune. Is this your ambition? Mrs. McKinley and I would be glad to have you stop over at Canton sometime and make us a visit. You would be interested in the old place because here you [sic] ancestors lived for so many years.” Framed, along with the original mailing envelope, to an overall size of 14.25 x 12. A uniform shade of toning and some scattered mild foxing, otherwise fine condition. Pre-certified John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.

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  • Auction Title: October Monthly
  • Dates: #393 - Ended October 17, 2012

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