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Appearing in our upcoming Asian and Militaria Auction. Sunday November 16th - Rockland, MA

Appearing in our upcoming Asian and Militaria Auction. Sunday November 16th – Rockland, MA

SAT Word of the Day: “serendipity”. Dictionary.com defines serendipity as “an aptitude for making desirable discoveries by accident.” It usually has to do with making a discovery with coincidental timing. It just so happens that Ken Burns (PBS) has a Roosevelt documentary premiering this coming Sunday on your local PBS station. Make sure to watch!

How incredible, then, that we were sorting through various WWI letters for our upcoming Asian and Militaria Auction (November 16th – Holiday Inn – Rockland, MA) and we came across this signed document by Theodore Roosevelt! On wonderful period linen paper, sharp corners, minor fold separations.

Metropolitan Magazine started in 1895 for theater-goers in New York City. During WWI it became a place for discussions on politics and literature. Theodore Roosevelt started out as a contributor and later became the editor of Metropolitan Magazine in 1914.

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