Theodore Roosevelt, Four Printed Broadsides

$3,500.00

A Handsome Set of Broadsides

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Four Broadsides related to Theodore Roosevelt. Three are signed by TR in type and issued as President; the fourth has President Wilson announcing TR’s death.  Each has a mourning border save for the one announcing the centennial of Lincoln’s birth.  All in excellent condition.  A fine engraving of TR with facsimile signature comes with this collection.

DEATH OF WILLIAM McKINLEY

 Roosevelt, Theodore. Printed Document, signed in type. “A PROCLAMATION.”  Washington:  14 September 1901.  Folio; 1 page; mourning border.  Signed in type by John Hay, Secretary of State.  Roosevelt sets “a day of mourning and prayer throughout the United States” for the burial of assassinated President William McKinley.

DEATH OF GROVER CLEVELAND

Ibid. Printed Document, signed in type. “A PROCLAMATION.”  Washington:  24 June 1908.  Folio; 1 page; mourning border.  Signed in type by Alvey A. Adee, Acting Secretary of State.  Roosevelt “directs that the flags on the White House”¦be displayed at half-staff for a period of thirty days” on the death of past-President Grover Cleveland.

CENTENNIAL OF BIRTH OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

 Ibid.  Printed Document, signed in type. “A PROCLAMATION.”  Washington:  11 February 1909.  Folio; 1 page.  Signed in type by Robert Bacon, Secretary of State.  “being the centennial anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, be and the same is hereby, made a special legal holiday in the District of Columbia”

DEATH OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT

Wilson, Woodrow.  Printed Document, signed in type. “A PROCLAMATION.” Washington:  7 January 1919.  Folio; 1 page; mourning border.  Signed in type by Robert Lansing, Secretary of State.  Wilson announces “officially the death of Theodore Roosevelt-which occurred at his home at Sagamore Hill-the flags of the White House be displayed at half-staff for a period of thirty days.”
Theodore Roosevelt. Four Printed Broadsides, 1901-1919.  Each 1-page folio.