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    Bill Clinton Excellent Autograph Letter Signed: The President thanks the hospital staff for the excellent care Hillary's father received during his final illness.

    Signed: "Bill Clinton" as President, one page, 6.75" x 9". The White House, Washington, April 26, [1993]. To Carolyn Lindsey. In full: "Dear Carolyn, I want to thank you and all the folks at St. Vincent's for your many kindnesses to Hillary's family during her father's illness as well as for the excellent care he received. All of us are very grateful. Sincerely.."

    Carolyn Lindsey was the Director of Communications at St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center in Little Rock, Arkansas.

    Hugh Rodham (1911-1993) and Dorothy Howell (1911- ) were married in 1942. They had three children: Hillary, Hugh, Jr., and Tony. Hugh Rodham died on April 7, 1993. He had suffered a stroke and had been hospitalized at St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center in Little Rock since March 19th.

    On April 9, 1993, President Clinton delivered the eulogy of Hugh Rodham at a memorial service at the First United Methodist Church in Little Rock. He described his father-in-law as a staunch "tough and gruff" conservative who "thought Democrats were one step short of Communism, but that I might be OK...I suppose it is enough to say that we got along." The President seemed to enjoy the fact that the members of the Rodham family frequently disagreed, observing, "Lord, they loved to argue...It was a wonderful preparation for politics." He was grateful that Rodham lived to see his daughter living in the White House, saying he was "passionately involved with his family...We thank God for his good last year for being able to see his daughter recognized by America." Present is a ten-page article on Hillary's psychological make-up focusing largely on her relationship with her father.

    There is light toning at the perimeter of the letter from prior framing. Presidential ALsS of Clinton are rare and extremely desirable. This letter is in very fine condition and would be a magnificent addition to a presidential collection. From the Gary Grossman Collection.


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