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    J. Edgar Hoover Typed Letter Signed "J. Edgar Hoover". One Page, 8" x 10", Washington, D.C., May 26, 1961. This boldly signed Hoover letter is a thank you to his friend, Dr. David Shulman, for sending food. The body reads: "Your package has arrived and again I want to thank you for the delicious smoked products and express to you my appreciation for your thoughtfulness in sending these to me." Hoover was Director of FBI at the time of this correspondence. Very fine condition, with slight wrinkling and minimal age toning.

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    October, 2006
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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