William Taft Quote Signed -- ''...We are a great power in the world, and we may be, and I hope we are...a great power for the spread of Christian civilization...the foremost people of the world...''

William Taft typed quote signed, dated 4 December 1919 during the interim period between when Taft served as President of the United States and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Interesting quote reads in full, ''We are a great power in the world, and we may be, and I hope we are, a great power for usefulness, a great power for the spread of Christian civilization, and we must be so if we would justify our success and vindicate our right to enjoy the opportunities that God has given us in this fair, broad land of building up wealth and comfort and luxury and education and making ourselves, what we like to think we are, the foremost people of the world.'' Signed ''Wm H Taft''. Measures 6'' x 3.75''. Light wear, overall near fine condition.

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William Taft Quote Signed -- ''...We are a great power in the world, and we may be, and I hope we are...a great power for the spread of Christian civilization...the foremost people of the world...''
William Taft Quote Signed -- ''...We are a great power in the world, and we may be, and I hope we are...a great power for the spread of Christian civilization...the foremost people of the world...''
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