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Description: WILLIAM H. TAFT
(1857 - 1930) Twenty-seventh President of the United States and Supreme Court Chief Justice. S.P. 5 1/2" x 7 1/2" sepia, a classic head and shoulders portrait by Vaughan and Keith of San Francisco, signed at top right. Mounted, light crack at top margin, very good. With a T.L.S. 1p. 4to., Pointe-a-Pic, Canada, July 27, 1921. Taft writes on his personal letterhead to Charles H. Flach, in part: "...Thank you for your kind congratulations upon my appointment to be Chief Justice. I remember well when you were President of the Lincoln Club, and Mrs. Taft and I were honored by a reception...on the occasion of my appointment as Solicitor-General...". Toned margins, dampstained and spotted at margins, just good. Two pieces.

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30 de março de 2011 11:00 EDT

Stamford, CT, US

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