(PRESIDENTS) TAFT, WILLIAM HOWARD A partially-printed document signed by Taft as President, on July 15, 1935 in Washington. Framed and matted (39 x 48 cm., sight; 71 x 61 cm. overall), with black and white portrait of Taft (12 x 17 cm.) and clipped signature of Taft (Cincinnati, March 29 1902). With embossed seal of the Navy Department. With bisecting horizontal and vertical folds and light browning along edge.
Enacting the appointment of Walter B. Tardy to Lieutenant Commander in the Navy, as counter-signed by Beekman Winthrop as Acting Secretary of the Navy.
Estimate $ 400-600
Property from the collection of Dr. Robert Steinberg, River Forest, Illinois