THEODORE ROOSEVELT ON RACE RELATIONS: “I HAVE APPOINTED A LARGER PERCENTAGE OF COLORED MEN THAN ANY OTHER PRESIDENT.”
ROOSEVELT, THEODORE. (1858-1919). 26th President (1901-1909), and first American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (1906). Exceptional Typed Letter Signed “Theodore Roosevelt,” as President, on imprinted The White House /Washington stationary. One full page, quarto.
AMERICAN COLONIZATION SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP CERTIFICATE SIGNED BY HENRY CLAY ~~ ESTABLISHED BY HIM AND OTHERS FOR THE RESETTLEMENT OF FREED SLAVES TO LIBERIA
CLAY, HENRY. (1777-1852). American statesman; major promoter of the Missouri Compromise (1820) and the Compromise of 1850, both efforts to shield the American union from sectional discord over slavery. Scarce, Partially-Printed Document Signed, “H. Clay” as president of the society. November 27, 1841. One page, heavy paper stock, oblong folio. [approx 7 ½ x 12 inches].