* TAFT, William Howard (1857-1930). Autograph letter signed ("Wm. H.T."), as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, to Lily. Washington, D.C., 12 October 1928.
1 page, 8vo, bifolium, on Supreme Court stationery, very faint pencil marks lower margin, creased. "Was delighted to be of any assistance to you or Jack or Charley or any of your sweet family." Taft, who twice turned down Theodore Roosevelt's offer of an appointment as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, was appointed Chief Justice by Warren G. Harding in 1921.
Estimate $ 400-600
Property from the Robert L. McKay Collection, North Tustin, California