ASSOCIATE JUSTICE WILLIAM R. DAY - CHECK DOUBLE SIGNED 01/14/1900 - HFSID 224878
Sale Price $162.00
WILLIAM R. DAY
William R. Day signs check to Mrs. S.C. Kaylon, payable for $85.47, signing once on the pay line and initialing and dating the stamp
Check double signed: "William R. Day", "January 12/1900/W.R.D",. 8¼x3 check with 2¢ stamp cancelled into upper left corner. George D. Harter & Bro. Bankers, Canton, Ohio, 1900 January 12. Pay to the order of Mrs. S.C. Kaylon for $85.47, endorsed by Jimmie Cobaugh on verso. 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). Lightly creased. Bank processing stamps on face and verso. Light folds. Corners slightly worn. Lightly soiled. Ink notes (unknown hand) on verso. Otherwise, fine condtion.
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