27th President. Typed letter signed (TLS) “Wm H. Taft”, December 26, 1908, personal “William Howard Taft / Cincinnati, Ohio” stationery, sent from Augusta, Georgia, to “Mr. J.H. Vaill, / Winsted, Conn.” in full:
I have your letter of December 23rd, together with the copy of the English translation of The Aeneid, which I am glad to have. I thank you very much for sending it to me.
Accompanied by original mailing envelope.
Signature with slight smudge at top. RARE letterhead and time period for autographed Taft letters.