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    William Howard Taft and Cabinet Signatures Collection. This lot contains 19 items that are signed individually by Taft and members of his cabinet. The contents of the lot are: William Howard Taft, President (Signature); Helen Taft, First Lady (Free Frank Envelope); James S. Sherman, Vice President (Signature, TLS); Henry L. Stimson, Secretary of War (Signature, TLS); Edward Douglas White, Supreme Court Justice (Signature); George W. Wickersham, Attorney General (4x TLS); Charles Nagel, Secretary of Labor (2x Signature); George von L. Meyer, Secretary of the Navy (2x Signature); Frank H. Hitchcock, Postmaster General (Signature); Walter L. Fisher, Secretary of the Interior (2x Signature); Jacob M. Dickinson, Secretary of War (Signature, TLS).

    Other notables in this lot are: Francis B. Harrison, Congressman from New York (TLS); David J. Foster, Congressman from Vermont (TLS); and Joseph G. Cannon, Congressman from Illinois and Speaker of the House (SP, ALS).

    The condition of this lot is fine on average; some of the signatures are clipped, while others are cards; the TLsS have the usual folds present. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    Auction Dates
    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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