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    Sale 2461 | Lot 130
    Price Realized: $650With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2461 Lot 130

      QUOTES OLD TESTAMENT: "AS FOR ME AND MY HOUSE, WE WILL SERVE THE LORD" TAFT, WILLIAM HOWARD. Typed Letter Signed, "WHTaft," as Chief Justice, to Alice Strong, responding to a request for his own favorite quotation. 1/2 page, 4to, "Supreme Court of the United States" stationery; folds; matted and framed. With the original envelope. Washington, 29 August 1926

      Estimate $400 - 600

      "I have your letter . . . in which you ask me for a favorite . . . quotation. The one I like much is the 15th verse of the 24th chapter of Joshua: 'And if it seem evil unto you to serve the Lord, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.'"

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $650