Lot 108: Partly-printed DS as president, signed "Wm. H. Taft," one page, 16 x 19.5, August 2, 1910. President Taft appoints Henry R. Snyder as "Assistant Paymaster in the Navy, with the rank of Ensign." Boldly signed at the conclusion by President Taft and countersigned by Acting Secretary of the Navy Beekman Winthrop. The blue seal affixed to the lower left remains intact. Professionally backed for reinforcement. In very good condition, with intersecting folds (one vertical fold passing through a single letter of the signature), moderate foxing, staining, and soiling, and paper loss and tack holes to upper corners.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458
Wednesday, 12th August 2015
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