Description: This part-printed vellum document appoints James B. Hickey to Lieutenant Colonel of Cavalry on November 30, 1904 and is signed by Theodore Roosevelt as President and William Howard Taft as Secretary of War. The document features two finely engraved vignettes and a blue United States War Office seal at the bottom left corner.
Theodore Roosevelt served from 1901 to 1909 as the 26th President of the United States. William Howard Taft was Roosevelt’s Secretary of War (1904-1908) and then succeeded him as President in 1909.
19 ½” x 15 ½”. Item #A00825.
Condition: Taft signature is slightly light, blue seal is chipped, slight wrinkling to perimeter (not unusual for vellum), otherwise in good condition.