Lot 58: TLS, one page, 8 x 9.75, Commissioners Office, Police Department of the City of New York letterhead, June 8, 1895. Brief letter to Colonel Archibald D. Hopkins, in full: "Pressed though I am for time I read your articles and was greatly pleased with both. You have a right to be proud of Bromley's letter. I congratulate you sincerely." Roosevelt handwrites an additional sentence, "You certainly made a stir!" and adds "claims" to the address field. In very good condition, with intersecting folds (one vertical fold passing through a single letter of the first name), a few small tears to body and edges (a few of which are tape-repaired), and scattered toning and foxing.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 466
Wednesday, 9th December 2015
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