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Roosevelt, Theodore
Typed Letter Signed ("Theodore Roosevelt") as President, to Lawrence F. Abbott of The Outlook
Washington, D.C, 1903. One page, on White House letterhead, marked "Personal". 4to. President Roosevelt writes to his close friend and editor of "The Outlook," Lawrence Fraser Abbott (1859-1933). In full: "My dear Mr. Abbott: Mea culpa! I had totally forgotten about Tyner. Of course your reference was absolutely right. Sincerely yours, Theodore Roosevelt." The letter is a response to Abbott's of December 12, in which he clarifies a reference made concerning ex-Postmaster General James N. Tyner in an "Outlook" article about a Post Office fraud case. Abbott served as Roosevelt's secretary during his 1909-10 tour of Europe and Africa, edited the volume of Roosevelt's addresses that came of the trip, wrote the entry on Roosevelt for the Encyclopedia Britannica (1911), as well as a volume of Impressions of Theodore Roosevelt (1919). After leaving office Roosevelt himself became a contributing editor to "The Outlook" One page, on White House letterhead, marked "Personal". 4to
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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