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    Theodore Roosevelt and William Taft Signed Military Appointment. One vellum page, 15.5" x 19.5", March 24, 1904, "City of Washington", signed "Theodore Roosevelt" as the twenty-sixth president and "Wm H Taft" as secretary of war; both signatures are large and bold. This document appoints Elias Chandler "Major of Infantry". Chandler (1856-1909), who had commanded the First Arkansas Regiment during the Spanish-American War, retired from the military with this rank in 1906. Engraved with patriotic and martial vignettes and affixed with a blue U.S. War Office seal. No folds; near very fine.

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    June, 2009
    16th-17th Tuesday-Wednesday
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