To James Speed 
Of course it is not proper for me to indulge my personal feelings exclusively in this matter, but I am very partial to Mr. Root.Page 325
 Anderson Galleries Catalog 1214, March 29, 1916, No. 703. According to the catalog description, this is part of the text of an autograph letter concerning ``J. M. Root'' for district attorney in Ohio. Thomas M. Root is listed as U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Ohio in the U.S. Official Register, 1865.