Lot 204: DS, one page, 8 x 13, October 20, 1900. An unusual legal document headed, "In the matter of the Requisition by Hon Jos. D. Sayers, Governor of the State of Texas, upon Hon. Theodore Roosevelt, Governor of the State of New York, for the surrender of John D. Rockefeller." Rockefeller testifies that "he has been continuously a resident and inhabitant of the State of New York; that the only time he was ever in the State of Texas was in 1884, when he simply passed through a portion of the State on a railroad train." Signed at the conclusion by Rockefeller and countersigned by a notary public. In fine condition, with expected document wear and some light soiling.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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