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    Sale 2502 | Lot 170
    Estimate: $350 - $500
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    • Sale 2502 Lot 170

      TAFT, WILLIAM HOWARD. Letter Signed, "WHTaft," as President, to President of the Republic of Cuba José Miguel Gómez, acknowledging and regretting his letter recalling Cuban minister to the U.S. General Carlos Garcia Velez. Additionally signed by Secretary of State Philander C. Knox. 1 page, tall 4to; laminated on recto and verso, faint scattered dampstaining, horizontal folds. Washington, 11 April 1910

      Estimate $350 - 500

      ". . . The termination of General Garcia Velez's diplomatic relations with this Government is regretted, as he had won the esteem of all having official relations with him and had thus promoted the good feeling between the two governments which it is my desire to preserve and strengthen. . . ."