Lot #25
Theodore Roosevelt

Roosevelt sends his sympathies—"I loved your husband, my old friend and classmate"
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Estimate: $1000+

Description

Roosevelt sends his sympathies—"I loved your husband, my old friend and classmate"

ALS, two pages on two adjoining sheets, 5.75 x 7.5, Sagamore Hill letterhead, February 3, 1917. A touching letter to the widow of William Blodgett, in full: "I hesitate to intrude on your grief; but I loved your husband, my old friend and classmate; I know how very hard it is for you to be left to bring up your children in loneliness; and I can not forbear to send you just a line to express my profound sympathy with you in your sorrow." In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #574 - Ended January 08, 2020





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