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    Theodore Roosevelt Typed Letter Signed as President. One page, 6.5" x 8.5", White House letterhead, Washington, June 15, 1903, to Azel Ames. It reads, in full: "My dear Ames: I thank you very much for your kind note; but I have not seen or heard of Nelson's article, and frankly I haven't the least curiosity about it - not even to know its subject! With hearty appreciation of your kindness, I am, Very sincerely yours, Theodore Roosevelt" Note that Roosevelt added an exclamation point in his own handwriting for emphasis. Azel Ames was the author of The Mayflower and Her Log published just shortly before this letter was written. The letter, in fine condition, is double matted with a B&W photo (Pack Brothers blindstamp) and framed to an overall size of 20" x 15.5". Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
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