Telegram to Republican National Committee Chairman Frank H. Hitchcock
I am delighted to hear the favorable returns from all parts of the country, especially New York, and I wish to express my gratitude to you for the work which you have done and felicitate you on the accuracy with which you foretold the result, indicating a clear grasp and wonderful political knowledge of the situation.
WILLIAM H. TAFT.
Source: "Taft Felicitates Hitchcock on Vote," New York Times, November 4, 1908, p. 4.
William Howard Taft, Telegram to Republican National Committee Chairman Frank H. Hitchcock Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/345981