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    Robert Taft, Jr. 1976-Dated Typed Letter Signed to Neil Armstrong Thanking Him For Input Into the National Institute for Health and Safety (NIOSH), Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, CAG Certified. A one page letter dated July 28, 1976, on United States Senate letterhead, 8" x 10.5", to Neil Armstrong at his University of Cincinnati address. It reads, in full:

    "Dear Neil:

    "Many thanks for your recent note to Dan Flood and Warren Magnuson on the NIOS matter. I hope it will be effective.

    "May I also say that I was just delighted with your agreeing to stand for election as a Director of Taft Broadcasting. While I have shunned any connections with the company since I have come to Congress, I know that you will have much in the way of sound advice and deep interest to this responsibility.

    "Sincerely,
    [signed] Bob
    Robert Taft, Jr.
    U.S. Senator"

    With old smoothed fold creases and some toning to the paper, otherwise excellent. Sealed in a numbered archival sleeve, CAG 1000101-017. This lot will include a Statement of Provenance signed by Neil Armstrong's sons, Rick and Mark.

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    May, 2019
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
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