Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Procession Appointment Signed by Chief of Staff John A. Johnston and Grand Marshall Adna R. Chafee

  • Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Procession Appointment.

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Procession Appointment.

$450.00

Item Number: 88175

Washington, D.C: 1905.

Original Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Procession Appointment Signed by Chief of Staff John A. Johnston and Grand Marshall Adna R. Chaffee. The appointment reads, “This is to Certify that Charles B. Gatewood has been duly chosen and appointed to serve as Aid to the Grand Marshall in the parade in the City of Washington at the Inauguration of Theodore Roosevelt as President, and Charles W. Fairbanks as Vice President of the United States of America on the Fourth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and five, and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred twenty-ninth. It is therefore requested that all Civic and Military organizations participating in these ceremonies give due respect to such directions as may be issued by him in that behalf. Attest. “John A. Johnston” Chief of Staff and “Adna R. Chaffee” Grand Marshall. Washington D.C. In near fine condition.

The second inauguration of Theodore Roosevelt as President of the United States took place on Saturday, March 4, 1905, marking the beginning of the second (only full) term of Theodore Roosevelt as President and the only term of Charles W. Fairbanks as Vice President. The Inaugural celebration was one of the largest and most diverse in the history of the United States; attendees included cowboys, native Americans, coal miners, soldiers, and students.

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