ASSOCIATE JUSTICE WILLIAM R. DAY - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 26382
WILLIAM R. DAY The Secretary of State signs his name in black ink Signature: "William R. Day". 3½x2 white card. In his days as a practicing attorney, William R. Day
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WILLIAM R. DAY
The Secretary of State signs his name in black ink
Signature: "William R. Day". 3½x2 white card. In his days as a practicing attorney, William R. Day (1849-1923) served as a legal and political advisor to William McKinley-after his election to the Presidency he appointed Day to Assistant Secretary of State (1897-1898). As Secretary of State (1898), he disagreed with the terms advocated by President McKinley for ending the Spanish- American War but he negotiated them and then led the US Peace Commission and signed the Treaty of Pairs. Upon his return, McKinley appointed him to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (1899-1903). Theodore Roosevelt appointed Day to The United States Supreme Court (1903-1922). Slightly soiled. Paper residue (from previous mounting) on verso. Otherwise, fine condition.
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