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Theodore Roosevelt, William H. Taft, and Congress Signed Autograph Album

Amazing autograph album signed by Roosevelt, Taft, their vice presidents, and 75+ members of Congress

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Amazing autograph album signed by Roosevelt, Taft, their vice presidents, and 75+ members of Congress

Fantastic circa 1908-1910 leatherbound autograph album, 6.5 x 8, signed inside on the first page in ink, "Theodore Roosevelt, March 7th, 1908" and "Wm. H. Taft, June 25, 1910," both desirably dated during their presidencies. Also signed on the next page by their vice presidents, "Chas. W. Fairbanks, Jan'y 22, 1908" and "J. S. Sherman, April 22, 1909," and further signed inside by more than 75 members of Congress, including: Robert M. La Follette Sr., Henry Cabot Lodge, Elihu Root, Chauncey M. Depew, Edward Everett Hale, Charles Curtis, William E. Borah, George Sutherland, Simon Guggenheim, William M. Stewart, Robert Love Taylor, Robert J. Gamble, William James Bryan, Duncan U. Fletcher, William Hall Milton, Alfred B. Kittredge, Coe I. Crawford, Lee S. Overman, Anselm J. McLaurin, LeRoy Percy, F. M. Simmons, Knute Nelson, Samuel D. McEnery, Moses E. Clapp, Murphy J. Foster, Henry E. Burnham, Thomas P. Gore, Jacob H. Gallinger, Alexander S. Clay, William J. Stone, Winthrop M. Crane, Francis G. Newlands, Robert L. Owen, Nelson W. Aldrich, Isidor Rayner, John W. Smith, Boies Penrose, James P. Taliaferro, Philander C. Knox, George T. Oliver, Augustus O. Bacon, George S. Nixon, Thomas C. Platt, Clarence D. Clark, Hernando D. Money, Francis E. Warren, Thomas H. Paynter, Henry C. Hansbrough, James B. McCreary, William O. Bradley, Jonathan Bourne Jr., Albert J. Beveridge, George Chamberlain, Benjamin F. Shively, James B. Frazier, Albert J. Hopkins, William Lorimer, Shelby M. Cullom, Jonathan P. Dolliver, John H. Bankhead, Albert B. Cummins, William B. Allison, James P. Clarke, Frank O. Briggs, Stephen B. Elkins, Thomas H. Carter, Nathan Bay Scott, Lincoln Dixon, and Wesley Livsey Jones. A signature of Spanish-American war hero Winfield Scott Schley is also affixed inside. In very good to fine condition, with heavy wear and peeling to the leather covers; interior pages are generally all fine.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #680 - Ended December 06, 2023