Lot 125: TLS signed "Wm. H. Taft," one page, 7 x 9.25, personal letterhead, July 2, 1913. Letter to William F. Butler, in full: "I have your kind letter, and thank you very much for sending me a copy of your translation of Cornaro's 'The Art of Living Lone [sic, Long].' I have no ambition to live to be one hundred years old, but I am trying to get in condition so that I can live as long as the psalmist says men ought to live." In fine condition, with dings to right edge and slight soiling.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 466
Wednesday, 9th December 2015
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