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Taft, William; Stafford, Wendell Phillips; Edson, John Joy
ADDRESS AT THE DINNER TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES BY THE CITIZENS OF WASHINGTON UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE BOARD OF TRADE AND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SATURDAY EVENING, MAY EIGHTH NINETEEN HUNDRED AND NINE [SIGNED BY TAFT AND STAFFORD
W. Roberts Company [1909], Washington. Octavo, 34, [18]; G; bound in red leather, frayed at all extremities, spine showing webbing; gilt titling and seal to front cover; engraved name of Arthur G. Plant to front cover, one of the participants listed; pages and binding brittle; top edge of text block gilt; very mild pencil marginalia, primarily along the sections of Taft's speech regarding District Home Rule.; Trinity Press stamps to front pastedown, others; With speeches by John Joy Edson. Wendell Phillips Stafford, and William Taft. Signed flat by Wendell Phillips Stafford, on page 25, after his speech, dated April 1, 1925 and by President William Taft, on page 34, after his speech, in blue ink.; SG consignment; shelved case 5. President Taft spends his speech talking about the status of The District, Home Rule, and the Future of the District. John Joy Edson: "It is the first time in the memory of any of our people that the President has accepted an invitation to dinner, to meet and confer with the citizens of Washington upon District matters." President Taft: "I take the utmost personal pride in the City of Washington. It thrills my heart every day to look out of the back windows of the White House - for the short time I have been there - and whenever I get the opportunity, to see this beautiful city in which we are permitted to live - these avenues and streets, constructed on a magnificent plan, looking forward for centuries; these trees, planted with great foresight to make every part of Washington a park.This city is the home of the government of a nation and when men … [Click Below for Full Description]
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