PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT - COLLECTION 02/12/1906 - HFSID 265599
[THEODORE ROOSEVELT] Matted collection of memorabilia associated with the 26th President Collection of Memorabilia, unsigned. A collection of seven items associated with President Theodore Roosevelt, mounted on a 21x18 mat (not in the Gallery of History style).
Sale Price $1,190.00
Matted collection of memorabilia associated with the 26th President
Collection of Memorabilia, unsigned. A collection of seven items associated with President Theodore Roosevelt, mounted on a 21x18 mat (not in the Gallery of History style). COMPRISES: (1) Typed Letter with facsimile signature, 1 page, 7¾x5. No place, no date. To unknown woman, begins: "My dear Madam". In full: " I of course cordially sympathize with the movement for the restoration of the McLean farmhouse at Appomattox to the condition in which it formerly was, it then to be turned over to the Government as a peace memorial, as set forth in tour communication of the 12 instant. Wishing you all success in your efforts, I am, Sincerely yours." Horizontal and vertical folds. Fine condition. (2) Portrait, unsigned. Color, 11x8 overall, oval image 7¾x6¼ (one surface). Facsimile signature above caption: "Secretary of Navy, Rough Rider, Governor and President/1858-1919". Fine condition. (3) Fabric ribbon with attached metal "Rough Rider" hat, 2½x8½x¾. Tan, with embossed caption: "In Honor of Governor Theo. Roosevelt, Coliseum, October 9th, 1900" (i.e., the closing days of his Vice Presidential election campaign). Slightly soiled. Fine condition. (4) Fabric delegate's ribbon, 2½x10. Red, white and blue ribbon for the Interstate Deep Harbor Convention, Oct 1st, 1889, Topeka, Kan. Fine condition. (5) Fabric ribbon, 3½x11½. Red, white and blue. 2 vertical tears (2-inch and 1¼-inch) in blue portion, which is also frayed at lower edge. Overall, fine condition. (6) Lapel pin, 4x1¼. Red, white and blue, with stickpin attached at U.S. flag at left edge. Fine condition. (7) Envelope, unsigned, 5½x3¼. 2-cent stamp affixed, postmarked Catonsville, Maryland, October 20, year illegible. Typed address to Mr. William B. Clarke, The U.S. Trust Co., Kansas City, Mo. Lightly soiled. ¼-inch tear at lower right edge. A nice collection of items associated with our fondly remembered 26th President. Matte is slightly soiled at lower edge. Seven items.
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