41

Theodore Roosevelt

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Autographs Start Price:NA Estimated At:300.00 - 500.00 USD
Theodore Roosevelt

Bidding Over

The auction is over for this item.
The auctioneer wasn't accepting online bids for this item.

Contact the auctioneer for information on the auction results.

Search for other items to bid on...
Auction Date:2016 Sep 14 @ 18:00 (UTC-5 : EST/CDT)
Location:236 Commercial St., Suite 100, Boston, Massachusetts, 02109, United States
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
TLS, one page, 8.5 x 11, Metropolitan letterhead, December 5, 1916. Letter to Frederick Almy. In part: “I hate to say it is not possible for me to make the speech you ask of me. Since election I have received from thirty to fifty requests to speak, every week. Many of these speeches I would genuinely like to make but it is not easy for me to prepare a speech. I work slowly and with difficulty, and I loathe speaking unless it is ‘borne in on me to testify,’ as our Methodist brethren say. I have had to refuse to undertake any new speeches for the next eight or ten months to come.” A notation in another hand indicates that Roosevelt was requested to speak at the National Conference of Social Work. Mounted to a heavy piece of cardstock and in very good to fine condition, with scattered light soiling and staining.