Raab Acquires the Bliss Archive of Great Political Correspondence

The archive, which has remained with the family for generations, contains important, unpublished correspondence of consecutive Presidents to the family that helped spearhead the political careers of Theodore Roosevelt and William McKinley and who would help America get the Statue of Liberty

PHILADELPHIA, PA – January 6, 2018 – Raab continues to solidify its reputation as the destination for many historical descendants looking to sell their archives, collections retained for generations. The archive of Cornelius Bliss, newly acquired by Raab, contains, among many others:

  • Franklin Roosevelt’s letter announcing the progress of a plan to help American POWs in Japan;
  • Theodore Roosevelt’s letter announcing his intention to appoint the first African American federal appointee;
  • Rare ALSs as President of several Presidents;
  • An archive of material relating to the financing of the Statue of Liberty.

This will be the first time ever they will be available to the public. Contact us at questions@raabcollection.com to learn more.

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