Lot #8127
William H. Taft

William H. Taft
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Estimate: $300+

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William H. Taft

Partly-printed vellum DS as president, signed “Wm. H. Taft ,” one page, 15.75 x 19.75, April 26, 1912. President Taft appoints Lyman W. V. Kennon as "Colonel of Infantry in the service of the United States." Neatly signed at the conclusion by President Taft and countersigned by Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson. The blue War Office seal affixed to the lower left remains intact. In fine condition. During the Spanish-American War, Kennon commanded Company 'E' of the 6th Infantry Regiment and was cited for bravery at San Juan Hill.

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  • Auction Title: Presidents
  • Dates: February 11 - February 18

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