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Letter from Leslie M. Shaw to Theodore Roosevelt

Author:
Shaw, Leslie M. (Leslie Mortier), 1848-1932
Date:
1904-09-23
Description:
Secretary Shaw writes to President Roosevelt to explain the history of the imported cigar stamp and Shaw's decision to order a new design that would be less attractive and less likely to be reused to sell domestic cigars. Shaw notes that while the design has not been implemented, Roosevelt has already been contacted by cigar manufacturers and advises Roosevelt to wait to make a decision until Shaw can address the matter.
Subject:
Cigar industry, Fraud--Prevention, U.S. Customs Service
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o46999
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