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    General Douglas MacArthur Typed Letter Signed, one page on War Department Chief of Staff's letterhead, 8" x 10.5", Washington, D.C., July 6, 1935, to D. Stewart Elliot, Coffeyville, Kansas. The letter reads, "Thank you very much for your note of July 3d, in which you so kindly inclosed a copy of Special Orders No. 88, issued by my father while he was in command of the Second Division of the Eighth Corps, Philippines. It is indeed a very interesting Order and I appreciate the opportunity to see it. I am returning the Order to you as I know that you will want to retain it with other records of your illustrious father, Capt. D. S. Elliot, who made the supreme sacrifice for his country. Thank you again for your kindness.". Smoothed folds, very fine condition. Elliot's father served under MacArthur's father and was Commander of the local American Legion post. At the time he wrote this letter, Douglas MacArthur was serving as the Army's Chief of Staff.

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