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    William Howard Taft Typed Letter Signed "Wm H Taft", one page, 8" x 10.5", Supreme Court of the United States letterhead, March 1, 1928, Washington, DC, to Mrs. Louise Dunham Goldsberry of Brentwood, Maryland. This interesting TLS reads, in part, "...I can take no part in politics... the Judges of our Court do not vote... We can only watch the political developments with great interest. You should, therefore, not count on a Judge as a political quantity at all." Taft served as Chief Justice from 1921 until just before his death in 1930. Interestingly, he was the only former president to swear into office subsequent presidents (Coolidge and Hoover). Very Fine condition, with mailing folds. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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