Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919)


Signed photograph

Signed and inscribed photograph “For Mrs. Coffin Van Rensselaer with the best wishes of Theodore Roosevelt Mar 27th 1918”. 6.25 x 8.25 inch (visible), matted in beige to an overall of 9.5 x 11.75 inch. Photo by Pach Bros. Minor stains, writing a little light, otherwise fine condition.

 

Price: $ 1,425 / € 1.185

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Typed letter signed with fine content holograph postscript “I am not a doer”

Partial Typed Letter Signed “Theodore Roosevelt”. The last page of a typed letter signed, 8.5 x 11.0 inch, New York, n.d. On Metropolitan magazine imprinted letterhead and addressed to Dr. Alexander Lambert. Only the typed closing of the letter is present. Teddy Roosevelt adding a fine handwritten postscript, in full: “P.S. This is a dull and trite answer to your absorbingly interesting letter; but this is a time for doers; and you are a doer and I am not - altho I tried hard enough to be one!" Three filing punch holes along left margin, with usual mail folds. Minor paper clip stains and small chips at top left corner. From the Estate of Malcolm S. Forbes.

 

Price: $ 1,360 / € 1.140

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Autographed note signed

Autographed note signed “Theodore Roosevelt”. 1p., 4.5 x 6.75 inch. (1895) June 1. A fine note in his own hand “After this please send the proof to me at the Police Commissioner's, 300 Mulberry St.” Roosevelt served as police commissioner from 1895 to 1897. He is likely referring about a proof for his book “Hero Tales from American History” (co-authored with Henry Cabot Lodge) which was published in 1895. Uneven left margin (not visible matted), else good condition. Handsomely matted in gray with a photograph of Roosevelt to an overall of 11.75 x 7.75 inch. Both items removable affixed with photo corners. From the Estate of Malcolm S. Forbes.

 

Price: $ 1,050 / € 810

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