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Theodore Roosevelt, Four Printed Broadsides

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. 

 

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Weight 10 lbs
Dimensions 11 × 12 × 6 in