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    Theodore Roosevelt Typed Letter Signed as president. One page with integral blank, 7" x 8.75", on The White House letterhead, Washington, December 23, 1905. Addressed to Daniel A. Goodsell, a bishop in the Methodist Episcopal Church, and stamped "Personal" in the upper left corner, the president informs him that he has "received the Methodist Hymnal and thank you for it. I have had time only to glance through it, but that glance has been enough to see how many of my favorite hymns it contains. I prize it and shall always keep it." Docketed on the verso of the integral page. With the original transmittal envelope.

    Condition: One horizontal fold.


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    November, 2015
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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