11-18-2012 11-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2621B Boston
November 18, 2012 11:00 AMCalender
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Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924) Typed Letter Signed, 5 July 1915.

$369$300
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2621B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 18, 2012 11:00AM

Description:

Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924) Typed Letter Signed, 5 July 1915. Double-page White House stationery, with writing on one page. To Abram Elkus (1867-1947), acknowledging, with regret, Elkus's demur of the Wilson's offer to represent the government at the Panama Exposition, old folds, with typed White House stationery envelope, a copy of Elkus's original letter to Wilson, and a Christmas card from Elkus.
In 1916, Wilson appointed Elkus to serve as Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Wilson, Abram Elkus, White House