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    George S. Patton Typed Letter Signed. "G. S. Patton Jr." One page, 7.25" X 10.5", Fort Myer, Virginia, May 3, 1939, on Officer of the Commanding Officer stationery to the superintendent of Beverly Hospital. Patton writes asking that the Massachusetts hospital send a carton of hay-fever serum to him in Virginia. Two original horizontal folds, else, fine. Patton was a leading U.S. Army general in World War II with commands in North Africa, Sicily, France, and Germany. In 1939, when this letter was written, Patton commanded Fort Myer in Virginia where he lobbied politicians and army brass to build armored cavalry units.


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