PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT - MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED 01/22/1907 - HFSID 262887
Sale Price $2,210.00
His Presidential signature designating an acting Secretary of the Treasury (1907).
Manuscript DS: "Theodore Roosevelt" as President. 1 page, 8x12½. The White House, 1907 January 22. Matted. In full: "During the absence of the Honorable Leslie M. Shaw Secretary of the Treasury, the Honorable James B. Reynolds, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, is hereby designated to perform the duties of Secretary of the Treasury." Fine condition. Accompanied by a 9¼x11¾ sepia photo of Roosevelt also matted. Slightly stained and silvered. Overall, fine condition. Shaw was appointed Secretary of the Treasury on January 9, 1902. He resigned in January, 1907, to become a banker in New York City. On January 15, 1907, Roosevelt nominated his Postmaster General, George B. Cortelyou, to succeed Shaw as Secretary of the Treasury and George Meyer to succeed Cortelyou in the Post Office Department, both appointments to take effect on March 4, 1907. James B. Reynolds performed the duties of the Secretary until Cortelyou became Secretary in March. Matted not in the Gallery of History style: 24x18¼ Two items.
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