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Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States of America, was born #onthisday in 1858. He once wrote in a letter that his experience of tea-drinking convinced me that tea was better than brandy, and during the last six months in Africa I took no brandy, even when sick taking tea instead.  This silver tea caddy was once owned by Roosevelt while in the White House. The lid is even engraved with his name! The First Lady Edith Roosevelt later gifted it to the chief usher, Irwin Ike Hoover, in recognition of his 42 years of service to the White House, a record that remains unbroken today.

Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States of America, was born #OnThisDay in 1858. He once wrote in a letter that his experience of tea-drinking 'convinced me that tea was better than brandy, and during the last six months in Africa I took no brandy, even when sick taking tea instead'. This silver tea caddy was once owned by Roosevelt while in the White House. The lid is even engraved with his name! The First Lady Edith Roosevelt later gifted it to the chief usher, Irwin 'Ike' Hoover, in recognition of his 42 years of service to the White House, a record that remains unbroken today. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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