Lot #14
Theodore Roosevelt Letter Signed as President

Diplomatic letter by President Roosevelt conveying "the best wishes of this Government for the prosperity of the Dominican Republic"

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Estimate: $500+

Description

Diplomatic letter by President Roosevelt conveying "the best wishes of this Government for the prosperity of the Dominican Republic"

Manuscript letter of state signed as president, one page both sides, 10.5 x 14, February 2, 1907. Letter to the President of the Dominican Republic, in part: "I have made choice of Fenton R. McGreery, one of our distinguished citizens, to reside near the Government of Your Excellency in the quality of Minister Resident and Consul General of the United States of America…I therefore request Your Excellency to receive him favorably and to give full credence to what he shall say on the part of the United States and to the assurances which I have charged him to convey to you of the best wishes of this Government for the prosperity of the Dominican Republic." Prominently signed at the conclusion by Roosevelt, and countersigned by Secretary of State Elihu Root. In very good to fine condition, with foxing, toning, and intersecting folds; Roosevelt's signature is bold and uncommonly large.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts Featuring Art and Literature
  • Dates: #645 - Ended October 12, 2022





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