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Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Autograph Note Signed 30 October 1917.

Auction:
3103T
Lot:
1063
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3103T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 31, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Autograph Note Signed 30 October 1917. Short note on Sagamore Hill card, inscribed on one side to New York Mayor John Purroy Mitchel (1879-1918) asking for box seats at Madison Square on Thursday night for the visiting Imperial Japanese Parliamentary Commission, 5 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. [together with] a typed letter signed by one of the mayor's assistants (possibly George Johnstone) to New York City Tax Commissioner Collin H. Woodward (d. 1927) asking that Roosevelt's request receives his personal attention.

"Dear Mr. Mayor, Will you not tell your committee to give the Japanese Committee a box for the Madison Square Thursday evening? Good luck! Sincerely yours, Theodore Roosevelt."
Estimate $300-500


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sagamore hill, George Johnstone, Collin H. Woodward, Will, Autograph, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Freemen of the City of London, John Purroy Mitchel, Military personnel, New York state), Schuyler family, Sons of the American Revolution, Theodore Roosevelt, United States, United States Assistant Secretaries of the Navy

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