CHIEF JUSTICE HARLAN F. STONE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH 01/15/1934 - HFSID 278481
Sale Price $637.50
HARLAN FISKE STONE
Inscribed photo in judicial robe, signed in 1934, when Stone was in the Supreme Court minority which supported much of FDR's New Deal legislation.
Photograph inscribed and signed as Associate Justice: "To Hon. Allen F. Treadway./With regards and good wishes/Harlan F. Stone/Washington Jan. 15 -1934". Vintage b/w, 10¾x13½ overall, image 7x9 (one surface). Harlan Fiske Stone(1872-1946) had decreased corruption in the Justice Department while serving as United States Attorney General (1924-1925). As an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (1925-1941), he served under both William H. Taft and Charles Evans Hughes. Although a Republican appointee, Stone had often supported Franklin Roosevelt's "New Deal" legislation during Roosevelt's first term, when many such measures were being declared unconstitutional by the Court's majority. FDR nominated him for Chief Justice in 1941, and he filled that role until his death. Scattered surface loss and scratches to image. Some scattered light dings and soiling to borders. Otherwise, fine condition.
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