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    Douglas MacArthur Typed Letter Signed "Douglas MacArthur". One page, 5" x 6.25" (sight), Baltimore, Maryland; November 1, 1927. In a letter addressed to his aide, Frank H. Blodgett, MacArthur writes in full:

    "Thank you very much for sending me the clipping. Most of it is bunk, but even then, it is much preferable to have nice things said about you than mean ones. The Navy has a slashing team this year and the Army will have all it can do on the afternoon of November 26th. Trimble is still with me and sends his best regards." The letter is matted and framed with a small plaque and an image of MacArthur and Blodgett to the overall size of 17.25" x 35.25".

    Frank H. Blodgett (1897-1974) was a West Point Graduate and aide to MacArthur. He worked in the Philippines Intelligence Officer Department of Manila from 1923-1926, and helped update the Plan Orange for the defense of the Philippines that was later used by MacArthur in the Second World War.

    Condition: Flattened fold, with a small area of pen marking in a space underneath the typed date. Else good.


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    May, 2019
    14th Tuesday
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