George B. Cortelyou as the Postmaster General, Typed Letter, Signed, (Tls) one page, (Approx. 8.5" x 5.5”) on U. S. Postmaster General's stationery to Kenneth Caswell of New York, N. Y., March 22, 1906
Washington DC: 1906. Cortelyou is responding to Caswell regarding an unnamed address that he had delivered. Very good. Item #18243
George Bruce Cortelyou (July 26, 1862 – October 23, 1940) was an American Presidential Cabinet secretary of the early twentieth century, having been appointed to three such posts by President Theodore Roosevelt. Cortelyou served as the first Secretary of Commerce and Labor, from February 18, 1903 to June 30, 1904. He also served as Postmaster General from March 6, 1905 to January 14, 1907 and was the Secretary of the Treasury, all under Theodore Roosevelt. From 1904 through 1907, Cortelyou also served as Chairman of the Republican National Committee, working for the successful re-election of Theodore Roosevelt.