PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/03/1918 - HFSID 88753
THEODORE ROOSEVELT Theodore Roosevelt sends a letter thanks. Typed Letter Signed: "T. R.", 1p, 8½x7 attached to piece of cardboard of the same size. New York, 1918 November 3.On stationery of "The Kansas City Star", New York Office, "Office of/Theodore Roosevelt". To Captain Arthur H.
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Theodore Roosevelt sends a letter thanks.
Typed Letter Signed: "T. R.", 1p, 8½x7 attached to piece of cardboard of the same size. New York, 1918 November 3.On stationery of "The Kansas City Star", New York Office, "Office of/Theodore Roosevelt". To Captain Arthur H. Samuels, New York City, N.Y. In full: "Many thanks, Arthur. Faithfull yours," Roosevelt wrote articles and editorials for "The Kansas City Star" during World War I. Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919, born in New York City) is one of America's most well-known and flamboyant presidents. Roosevelt's heroism in the Spanish-American War, where he earned the Medal of Honor for leading his volunteer "Rough Riders"in a charge up San Juan Hill (1898), helped him win the governorship of New York the next year. Elected Vice President in 1900, Roosevelt assumed the presidency upon President William McKinley's assassination (1901), becoming America's youngest president. He was re-elected in 1904. Roosevelt was the first American to win a Nobel Prize for Peace, receiving the 1906 award for mediating the end of the Russo-Japanese War. Known for his "Speak softly and carry a big stick" foreign policy, Roosevelt settled the Canadian-Alaskan boundary dispute in 1903 and initiated construction of the Panama Canal in 1904. He converted more than 125 million acres of land into national forests and was a staunch advocate of antitrust legislation. After failing to secure the Republican nomination, he run as the Progressive ("Bull Moose") candidate in the famous presidential contest of 1912. He lost to Democrat Woodrow Wilson but securing more votes than incumbent William Howard Taft, becoming the most successful third-party candidate in recent United States history. Fold crease not near signature. Upper right corner missing from paper but included. Signature faint but legible. Otherwise, fine condition.
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