Washington DC: 1910. Knox writes to Hampton L. Carson, Attorney General of Pennsylvania, discussing a future meeting in Valley Forge. One page on State Department stationery with an eagle watermark and embossed letterhead measuring 5.25" x 6.75"; Knox was TR's Attorney General but served Taft as Secretary of State;. Very good. Item #18270
Philander Chase Knox (1853-1921) was an American lawyer, bank director and politician who served as United States Attorney General (1901–1904), a Senator from Pennsylvania (1904–1909, 1917–1921) and Secretary of State (1909–1913). He served in the Cabinet under three presidents. Active in law in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the partnership known as Knox and Reed, Knox was also one of several founders of the city of Monessen in the state, where a street is named for him. With the industrialists Henry Clay Frick and Andrew Mellon, he was a director of the Pittsburgh National Bank of Commerce.