CHIEF JUSTICE CHARLES E HUGHES - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/10/1907 - HFSID 84846
Sale Price $270.00
CHARLES EVANS HUGHES
Charles E. Hughes sends a typed letter acknowledging receipt of the letter.
Typed Letter signed as Governor: "Charles E. Hughes", 1 p, 8x10½. On letterhead of Executive Chamber. Albany, New York, 1907 January 10. To Allen H. Wright, San Diego, California. In full: "I thank you for your letter of the 3rd instant. Very truly yours." Charles E. Hughes was Governor of New York (1907-1910) when President Taft appointed him Associate Justice. In 1916, Hughes resigned from the Supreme Court having received the Republican nomination for President; he lost to Wilson. President Harding appointed him Secretary of State in 1921, and he remained in that office when Coolidge became President in 1923, staying until 1925. When Chief Justice Taft retired in 1930 because of ill health, President Hoover appointed Hughes as Chief Justice, only the second man reappointed to the Supreme Court (the first was John Rutledge). Hughes served until he retired in 1941. Fold creases not near signature. Slightly soiled. Otherwise, fine condition.
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