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November 12, 2017 11:00AMCalender

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Typed Letter Signed, 15 July 1901.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3040B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 12, 2017 11:00AM


Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Typed Letter Signed, 15 July 1901. Single leaf of laid paper, letterhead of the Vice President's Chamber, to Colonel Curtis Guild Jr. (1860-1915), replying to a letter concerning Grover Flint, accepting a proposed visit from Flint, suggesting lunch, old folds, toned, 10 x 7 3/4 in.
Guild was a friend of Roosevelt's from Harvard and a governor of Massachusetts; he served in the Massachusetts Volunteer Militia and saw active duty in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. Grover Flint served as a major in the Army in the American West and later became an embedded war correspondent in Cuba. He published Marching with Gomez: a war correspondent's field note-book, kept during four months with the Cuban army, in 1896.
Estimate $700-900

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