SECRETARY OF WAR/STATE: Elihu Root. Nobel Peace Prize.

ELIHU ROOT (1845-1937). American statesman. Secretary of War (1899-1904), Secretary of State (1905-09). U.S. Senator from New York (1909-15). Awarded Nobel Peace Prize in 1912. To Dr. Hugh Auchincloss: "Elihu, Jr. tells me that you would like to have my photograph and I am accordingly sending one to you with an appropriate inscription. I am glad to do this and to take the opportunity to tell you how very appreciative and thankful I am for your kind attention and care while I was laid up by an eighty-two year old sprained ankle....". AUTHENTICITY IS UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED. Should an item not be as described it may be returned for a full refund. Sales receipt is your certificate of authenticity. Multiple purchases may be combined for shipment. WE WILL ADVISE YOU OF SHIPPING CHARGES. All shipments to U.S. addresses are by insured mail. Overseas shipments are by UNINSURED First Class Mail unless other arrangements are made. PLEASE WAIT FOR INVOICE BEFORE PAYING. Payment by PayPal, money order, cashier's check, or personal check drawn on a U.S. bank in U.S. dollars within 10 days of auction closing date.. Founded by Walter R. Benjamin in 1887, we are members of PADA, UACC (Registered Dealer #112) and The Manuscript Society.