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    George H. W. Bush 1980 Autograph Note Signed with Transmittal Envelope to Astronaut Tom Stafford and Originally from His Personal Collection. A 4.5" x 6.25" personal notecard dated May 27, 1980. It reads, in full: "Dear Tom- Your letter & generous check will help so much. Yesterday was a tough call - but right-Your support counts a lot- your friendship even more. GB". Bush had announced in 1979 that he would run for the president on the Republican ticket in 1980. After a long and arduous campaign, he dropped out of the race (the "tough call") in May, 1980. Of course, the eventual Republican nominee Ronald Reagan added Bush to the ticket as the vice presidential nominee in a successful run for the presidency. Hand-addressed envelope included. Very fine.

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    May, 2019
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
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