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    Edith Roosevelt Autograph Letter Signed. Two pages, recto and verso of one sheet, 5" x 3.25", [Oyster Bay, New York]; October 30, [circa 1924-1927]. A charming letter on Sagamore Hill letterhead in which Edith Roosevelt, second wife of Theodore Roosevelt, writes to invite Charles Scribner's Sons editor Will David Howe to lunch. She writes in part: "Can't you come out to lunch on Wednesday next the 3d...I seem to be swamped with children most Saturdays & Tuesdays." Edith befriended Howe during the 1920s and he often sent books to her and the Roosevelt children.

    Condition: Toning at the edges, with some creasing at the lower right corner.


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