CHIEF JUSTICE CHARLES E HUGHES - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/16/1909 - HFSID 79260
Sale Price $270.00
CHARLES EVANS HUGHES
Charles E. Hughes sends a typed letter with his autograph.
Typed Letter signed as Governor: "Charles E. Hughes", 1 p, 7x9¾. On letterhead of Executive Chamber. Albany, New York, 1909 April 16. To Marion Wallach, New York City. In full: "In accordance with your request I take pleasure in sending you my autograph. 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. Slightly creased & soiled.
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