PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT - DOCUMENT SIGNED 12/16/1908 CO-SIGNED BY: ELIHU ROOT - HFSID 39378
THEODORE ROOSEVELT and ELIHU ROOT As President and Secretary of State, the first two Americans to win Nobel Peace Prizes sign a consular appointment. Partly Printed Double-Signed:
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THEODORE ROOSEVELT and ELIHU ROOT As President and Secretary of State, the first two Americans to win Nobel Peace Prizes sign a consular appointment. Partly Printed Double-Signed: "Theodore Roosevelt" as President and "Elihu Root" as Secretary of State, 1 page, 23x19. Washington, District of Columbia. Dated December 16, 1908. Appointment of Horace Lee Washington of the District of Columbia as Consul General of the United States at Marseilles, France. WASHINGTON also served as U.S. Consul General in Cape Town (1906), Liverpool (1914-1922) and London (1926). THEODORE ROOSEVELT and ELIHU ROOT were the first two Americans to win the Nobel Peace Prize. President Roosevelt won in 1906 for his "happy role in bringing to an end the bloody war recently waged between two of the world's great powers, Japan and Russia", and his Secretary of State won in 1912 for "bringing about better understanding between the countries of North and South America". Toned. Shaded at margins. Creased. Folds, vertical fold touches "Ro" of Root. Lightly soiled. Full, 3½-inch seal with horizontal fold.
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