Presentation envelope and letter
overall closed: 3 7/8 x 7 1/2 x 1/16 in. ( 9.8 x 19 x 0.2 cm )
Fascimile silver envelope and letter; two thin rectangular pieces of silver hinge together along their bases; embossed inscription in the front center and and engraved building with a mansard roof in the upper left corner; the reverse has lines representing those of an envelope; engraved inscription on the inside with engraved "signatures" below.
Gift of Elihu Root, Jr.
embossed: front center: "Personal/ To the/ Hon Elihu Root/ New York City"
engraved: inside: "With the compliments of/ F. L. Ainsworth Charles E. Magoon/ A. E. Bates Robert Shaw Oliver/ G. H. Burton J. P. Sanger/ Henry C. Corbin C. F. Humphry/ Adna R. Chafee William Crozier/ W. W. Davie J. H. Weston/ G. L. Gillespie John M. Wilson/ John A. Johnston A. W. Seely/ Geo. B. Davis Clarence R. Edmunds/ M. Ludington H.W. Young/ A. MacKenzie Wallace A. Randolph/ R. M. O'Reilly/ Wm. Lary Sanger/ Tasker H. Bliss"
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