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Description: WILLIAM H. TAFT
(1857 - 1930) Twenty-seventh President of the United States and Supreme Court Chief Justice. Manuscript D.S. 2pp. small folio, Washington, April 17, 1911, an ornate, hand-engrossed appointment of "William Heimke [as] Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States to Salvador..." With an intact blind embossed paper seal of the United States. Heimke, a longtime diplomat and linguist would later go on to become chief of the Latin-American Division of the State Department and retired in1915. Usual folds, very light soiling, else very good condition.

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March 30, 2011 11:00 AM EDT

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