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    Harry Truman Group of Eight Typed Letters Signed and One Free Franked Envelope. A large group of eight typed letters signed by Harry Truman, including one while President, together with a free franked envelope. Three of the letters include holographic postscripts. They range in size from 7.25" x 10.5"to 8" x 10.5", were sent from Washington, D.C. and Missouri and date from 1942 to 1963. Also included are two envelopes with stamped Truman signatures for postage.

    The letterhead used includes The White House, United States Senate Special Committee Investigating the National Defense Program, Federal Reserve Bank Building and his personalized Independence, Missouri stationery. They are addressed to a number of friends and work associates. Of special note is the letter to Harvey S. Firestone, Jr., the President of Firestone Tire and Rubber Company whom Truman was appointing to the United Service Organizations in 1949.

    Condition: Light toning with the occasional file punch hole or staple hole. Adhesive residue on recto and verso of one letter that may indicate prior mounting. Smoothed folds.


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