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    Harry Truman Signed Photograph and Typed Letter Signed. The photograph, 9.5" x 13.5", is marked by the noted Washington, D.C. photography firm Harris & Ewing and is an exceptionally well executed portrait. Truman's inscription is along the lower margin. Small marginal split to right with two small bends. Very fine condition.The portrait is accompanied by a one page, 7" x 9" letter to the original recipients: Mr. & Mrs. William Appel of Bedford, Indiana. It reads: "It is always good to hear from real old-fashioned Missourians and I was delighted to read your letter to Mrs. Truman. It shows that although you are transplanted Hoosiers your hearts are still in the old home state. With a signed photograph I send hearty congratulations for a happy Golden Wedding Day and best wishes for many more years of peace and contentment and plenty of the good things of life." Excellent condition.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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