Lot 361: TLS as chief justice signed "Charles E. Hughes," one page, 8 x 10.5, Supreme Court of the United States letterhead, September 26, 1940. Letter to Edward T. Perine, in full: "I have received your letter of September 16th with its pleasant reminder of our association in the Albany days. I am sorry to disappoint you but I have made it a rule not to make any recommendation for federal appointments. I am sure you will understand the reason for this." In fine condition, with intersecting folds passing through portions of the signature. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope. Provenance: The Everett Fisher Collection.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467
Wednesday, 13th January 2016
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