logo
Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Log In
lots of lots

Typed Letter signed from Theodore Roosevelt

Sold on LiveAuctioneers

Discover Similar Items

See All
item-45386239=1
Typed Letter signed from Theodore Roosevelt

Lot 0254 Details

Description
Heading:
Author: Roosevelt, Theodore
Title: Typed letter, signed, regarding funds for the Infants Hospital and a new magazine "Infancy"
Place Published: New York
Publisher:
Date Published: 4414
Description:


One page typed letter, signed, on Roosevelt's "The Outlook" stationery, with numerous holograph corrections. 9½x7¾".



Reads, in full: "My dear Mr. Wheelwright: I have long been acquainted, through Dr. J. Collins Warren, with what is being done in raising funds for the Infants Hospital. It is earnestly to be hoped that the building can be finished, for it will be one of the most important of the group of hospitals surrounding the Medical School, under Dr. Rotch, it is already being made a kind of observation hospital, devoted to the first two years of infant life, and is doing most practical work. It seems to me that your new magazine "Infancy" is designed to fulfill a thoroly admirable purpose, and one which should have the hearty support of fathers and mothers everywhere. I extend you my hearty wishes for your success. Faithfully yours, Theodore Roosevelt."

Condition
Creased several times horizontally, split at center crease with old tape repair on the reverse, lightly soiled; very good.
Buyer's Premium
  • 23%

Typed Letter signed from Theodore Roosevelt

Estimate
$700
-
$1,000
Jun 02, 2016
Starting Price
$350
6 bidders watching this item
Shipping, Payment & Auction Policies
See Policy for Shipping
Ships fromSan Francisco, CA, United States
PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

San Francisco, CA, USA
3,532 Followers
logo
www.liveauctioneers.com
item

0254: Typed Letter signed from Theodore Roosevelt

Sold for
$350
1 Bid
Est.
$700
-
$1,000
Starting Price
$350
Rare Books & Manuscripts
Thu, Jun 02, 2016 02:00 PM
Buyer's Premium 23%

Lot 0254 Details

Description
...
Heading:
Author: Roosevelt, Theodore
Title: Typed letter, signed, regarding funds for the Infants Hospital and a new magazine "Infancy"
Place Published: New York
Publisher:
Date Published: 4414
Description:


One page typed letter, signed, on Roosevelt's "The Outlook" stationery, with numerous holograph corrections. 9½x7¾".



Reads, in full: "My dear Mr. Wheelwright: I have long been acquainted, through Dr. J. Collins Warren, with what is being done in raising funds for the Infants Hospital. It is earnestly to be hoped that the building can be finished, for it will be one of the most important of the group of hospitals surrounding the Medical School, under Dr. Rotch, it is already being made a kind of observation hospital, devoted to the first two years of infant life, and is doing most practical work. It seems to me that your new magazine "Infancy" is designed to fulfill a thoroly admirable purpose, and one which should have the hearty support of fathers and mothers everywhere. I extend you my hearty wishes for your success. Faithfully yours, Theodore Roosevelt."

Condition
...
Creased several times horizontally, split at center crease with old tape repair on the reverse, lightly soiled; very good.

Contacts

PBA Galleries
4159892665
605 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
USA
LiveAuctioneers Support
info@liveauctioneers.com
iphoneandroidPhone
As Seen On
NBC
ABC
Today
Chicago Tribune
Architectural Digest
Shop With Confidence
Since 2002, LiveAuctioneers has made exceptional items available for safe purchase in secure online auctions.
BACK TO TOP