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Theodore Roosevelt DS as President
5/26/2011 - ONLINE Books, Maps & Autographs
Roosevelt, Theodore "Teddy" (1858-1919). 26th President of the United States (1901-1909). An appointment of William Cary Sanger to Assistant Secretary of War, dated December 21, 1901, signed Theodore Roosevelt boldly in black ink. Also signed by Secretary of War Elihu Root and affixed with the blue seal of the United States War Office. Framed, 16" x 20" sight, 23.25" x 27.25" overall.
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