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    Jackie Kennedy writes about diet drugs.

    Jacqueline Kennedy: Autograph Note. Unsigned, one page, 5" x 8", White House note page, no place, no date. Jackie writes, in full: "This is the best appetite suppressant there is- They give it to you when you are having a baby so that shows it is safe- If you can just remember to take it 1 hr before lunch & dinner- you can't eat - even if you are starved - And it doesn't make one all revved up & nervous like Dexedrine - Dexedrine is dangerous because it makes people use more energy than they have - Dexedrine can only lead to exhaustion & to sleeping pills to counteract it - This can be refilled by Dr. Travell, Dr Walsh, Dr Young, Dr Berkeley, or the doctor here - in 5 minutes - Please try it - It made Miss Shaw [Maud Shaw, the children's nanny] lose 20 lbs- & me gain only 18 having Patrick - instead of 45 -" There is a black-bordered, printed free-frank Jacqueline Kennedy envelope included also in this lot, canceled in 1965 and addressed to Robert Foster c/o the U.S. Secret Service in Columbus, Ohio. It is unknown if it is the original envelope of transmittal for this letter. Certainly interesting content. Near fine condition. From the collection of retired Secret Service agent Robert Foster.

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    May, 2009
    13th-14th Wednesday-Thursday
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