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    Harry S. Truman Typed Letter Signed. One page with integral blank, 7" x 8.75", on White House letterhead, Key West, December 2, 1949. Writing to T. Edwin Quisenberry in response to a letter he received, Truman writes, in part: "I am grateful for your thoughtful letter of November twenty-ninth...The question of division of powers and assignment of responsibilities between the executive and the legislative branches of the government in dealing with our foreign relations is as old as the Constitution itself." He goes on to compliment Quisenberry saying that he has "...rarely seen a clearer or more lucid statement of that division than yours..." Smoothed fold with light toning. With the original transmittal envelope.

    Also, a copy of the Quisenberry letter to Truman mentioned above. Quisenberry assures the president that "...as a citizen and a private in the ranks of the Democratic Party, I shall...do what I can to discourage interference with the administration of your office by those whose duties and responsibilities lie elsewhere."


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