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    Bess Truman Autograph Letter Signed "Bess". One page, on White House letterhead, 6.25" x 9.25", Washington, [nd], to "Mary". A personal letter, obviously written to a well-known friend or relation, perhaps Mary Jane Truman, her sister-in-law, it reads in full: "Dear Mary - I surely enjoyed your wonderful letter from Florida and wish I had time today to really write you but I am trying to finish up some odds & ends & one of them is Carlos Bee's letter which I thought you might like to see. Also Laura Mildred's which I have just "run down". Don't bother to return them & forgive this scratch please. Love Bess". A bold, bright letter with only the usual fold creases and in fine condition.

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    April, 2011
    8th-9th Friday-Saturday
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