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    Charles E. Hughes Signed Proclamation Announcing the Death of Woodrow Wilson. Printed on the first page of a bifolium with mourning borders, 8" x 12.5". Printed by the Government Printing Office; Washington, D.C.; February 3, 1924. A proclamation issued by President Calvin Coolidge announcing Wilson's death, "which occurred at 11:15 o'clock today at his home at Washington..." The broadside gives tribute to Wilson as a leader and educator, and orders that flags at the White House and all federal building be "displayed at half staff for a period of thirty days, and that suitable military and naval honors... be rendered on the day of the funeral." Signed in type by Coolidge, and bearing a holographic signature by Evans: "Charles Evans Hughes." From the Estate of Malcolm S. Forbes.
    Condition: Flattened folds and age toning. Previous dealer's pencil markings at top left. Light scattered soiling and small crease at lower left.

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