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A week before his landslide in the 1904 presidential - Theodore Roosevelt - 1904. [1203672]
[Washington, D.C.], November 1, 1904. Octavo. "Book Signed “with good wishes from / Theodore Roosevelt / Nov 1st 1904” as President. “The Works of Theodore Roosevelt, Presidential Addresses and State Papers, Part One,” New York: P.F. Collier & Son. Executive Edition, 400 pages, 5.5” x 8”. Shaken and loose at front hinges. Good condition.Exactly one week after President Roosevelt signed this volume of his presidential speeches, ending with his May 13, 1903, address at groundbreaking ceremonies in San Francisco “for the erection of a monument in memory of the late President McKinley,” on November 8, 1904, he soundly defeated Democrat Alton B. Parker in the presidential election, 338-140 electoral votes, 32-13 states, 7.6 million (56.4%) to 5.1 million (37.6%) popular votes.Bookplate affixed inside front cover opposite first free flyleaf: “Ex Libris / Robert Durrie / Barton.” Barton was the nephew of Republican Congressman Bruce Barton, an outspoken critic of FDR who represented Manhattan’s Silk Stocking district from 1937-1941 and campaigned to “repeal a useless law a week,” predicting that Roosevelt’s reelection in 1940 would mean war."
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