Ed White II: His Handwritten Notes from John Glenn's 1962 Address to a Joint Session of Congress from His Personal Collection. A 5" x 8" card, all in White's handwriting, titled "John Glenn's Address to the Joint Session of Congress -". The text is as follows, in full: "The story is told of Disraeli, Prime Minister of England while visiting the laboratory of Faraday, one of the early experimenters with electricity [crossed out] basic electrical principles. After viewing various demonstrations of electrical phenomena, Disraeli asked, 'But of what possible use is it?' Faraday replied, 'Mr Prime Minister, what good is a baby?'" This story apparently impressed White and he probably used it at times in his public speeches. Also included is a "Project Mercury" 4¢ stamp First Day Cover boldly signed "J H Glenn, Jr." Both in fine condition.

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