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    Theodore Roosevelt Autograph Letter Signed. Four pages of a bifolium, 4.5" x 7"; Oyster Bay; August 30, 1890. A letter addressed to John Stuart Elliott concerning Elliott's upcoming wedding. Roosevelt regrets not being able to attend the wedding, saying, "I am more sorry than I can say; I do wish I could be present. Remember to give my very warmest well wishes to Miss Ellis, my new cousin; we are already preponed to be very fond of her. As for you, dear old friend and cousin, I need hardly say how earnestly and hopefully I wish you well. I know the highest happiness is in the love of a good woman whom one loves; and I am sure you have found it..."

    From the Estate of Malcolm S. Forbes.

    Condition: Lightly toned with usual mail folds and some small areas of soiling. Otherwise, very fine.


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    April, 2018
    18th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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