Original handwritten list of President Wilson's cabinet secretaries, "handed by him to his Secretary, Mr. Tumulty for official announcement at the Shoreham Hotel"
Historic handwritten list by Woodrow Wilson, one page, 4.25 x 6.5, Shoreham Hotel letterhead, no date but circa March 1913. Wilson lists the names of his original cabinet secretaries, in full: "State: William Jennings Bryan, Neb., Treas: William Gibbs McAdoo, N.Y., War: Lindley M. Garrison, N.J., Just: James Clark McReynolds, Tenn., P.O.: Albert Sidney Burleson, Tex., Int: Franklin Knight Lane, Cal., Navy: Josephus Daniels, N.C., Agri: David Franklin Houston, Mo., Com: William C. Redfield, N.Y., Lab: William Bauchop Wilson, Pa." The page is annotated in type at the bottom: "Original list of Prest. Wilson's Cabinet in his handwriting, as handed by him to his Secretary, Mr. Tumulty for official announcement at the Shoreham Hotel, on March 3rd, 1913, and given by Mr. Tumulty to Gen. Collins on evening of March 5th, 1913." Wilson would be inaugurated as president on March 4, 1913. Handsomely double-matted and framed with an original photograph to an overall size of 15.75 x 12.75. In fine condition.