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Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Typed Letter Signed, 15 July 1901.

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3040B
Lot:
100
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$492$400

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Typed Letter Signed, 15 July 1901. Single leaf of laid paper, letterhead of the Vice President's Chamber, to Colonel Curtis Guild Jr. (1860-1915), replying to a letter concerning Grover Flint, accepting a proposed visit from Flint, suggesting lunch, old folds, toned, 10 x 7 3/4 in.
Guild was a friend of Roosevelt's from Harvard and a governor of Massachusetts; he served in the Massachusetts Volunteer Militia and saw active duty in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. Grover Flint served as a major in the Army in the American West and later became an embedded war correspondent in Cuba. He published Marching with Gomez: a war correspondent's field note-book, kept during four months with the Cuban army, in 1896.
Estimate $700-900


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Roosevelt, Grover Flint, Cuba, Cuba–United States relations, Flint, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Freemen of the City of London, Grover, Military, Military personnel, Rough Riders, Sons of the American Revolution, Theodore Roosevelt, United States, United States Assistant Secretaries of the Navy

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