Lot 52: William H. Taft

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-07-27 11:42:10

Lot 52: ALS signed "Wm. H. Taft," two pages on two adjoining sheets, 5 x 8, On Board Twin Screw S.S. 'Fort Victoria' letterhead, December 28, 1920. Letter to Henry Smith, Secretary of the Colorado Education Association. In full: "I have your cordial letter of November 27th. It had not been forwarded to me when on a long western trip and I only got it as I came on board. I can't see my way to being in Colorado in October next. My regular program would keep [me] in New Haven during the past half of the school year, seven hours a week. I am sorry because your kind insistence makes me think you really wish me to come." Small separation to central horizontal fold of second page and light toning otherwise fine condition. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458 Wednesday, 12th August 2015 Estimate: $400-600
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