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    William O. Douglas on His Appointment to the Supreme Court, 1939 Nice content typed letter signed, "Wm O Douglas," 8" x 10.5" on Supreme Court letterhead, Washington, April 24, 1939 to Max Abelman expressing his appreciation for his "...kind letter extending to me your congratulations on my appointment to the Court. I value highly the warmth of your sentiments. Wish warm personal regards and best wishes, I am Yours faithfully, Wm O Douglas." Included is the original transmittal envelope. Light horizontal crease does not detract from the darkly penned signature, very clean and bright and in excellent condition. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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