letters between Pres. Theodore Roosevelt signed & RDML R. B. Bradford 1903 For Sale
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letters between Pres. Theodore Roosevelt signed & RDML R. B. Bradford 1903:
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This is series of correspondence between Captain, later Rear Admiral R. B. Bradford, William H. Moody - Secretary of the Navy, and President Theodore Roosevelt dated 1903 regarding Bradford's wish to resign his position as Chief of the Bureau of Equipment. The letter accepting Bradford's request to resign is signed by President Roosevelt. In addition to the 1903 correspondence, a 1906 invitation from President and Mrs. Roosevelt to a reception at the White House is included.
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