Telegram to Woodrow Wilson Conceding the Presidential Election
November 05, 1912
The American people by a great plurality have conferred upon you the highest honor in their gift. I congratulate you thereon.
Source: "Roosevelt Meets Defeat Buoyantly", New York Times, November 6, 1912, p. 6.
Theodore Roosevelt, Telegram to Woodrow Wilson Conceding the Presidential Election Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/345973