Quotation by William Howard Taft

I don't know the man I admire more than [Charles Evans] Hughes. If ever I have the chance I shall offer him the Chief Justiceship.
William Howard Taft (1857–1930), U.S. president. Letter, Butt to his sister-in-law, Clara F. Butt, March 21, 1910. Archie Butt, Taft and Roosevelt: The Intimate Letters of Archie Butt, Military Aide, 1: 310, Doubleday, Doran & Company (1930).

Taft's comment to Butt after he had urged Hughes to seek reelection as governor of New York.
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