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    Robert Taft, Jr. 1971-Dated Typed Letter Signed to Neil Armstrong Regarding Him Joining the University of Cincinnati Faculty, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty. A one page letter on United States Senate letterhead, 8" x 10.5", to Neil Armstrong at his NASA office in Washington, D.C. It reads, in full:

    "September 7, 1971

    "Mr. Neil Armstrong, Deputy Associate Administrator
    'Aeronautics' Office of Advance Technology
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    Washington, D.C. 20546

    "Dear Neil:

    "I was delighted to learn of your decision to join the faculty of the University of Cincinnati and I want to extend my congratulations and best wishes.

    "If my office can be of any assistance in connection with your move to Cincinnati or your duties here, please don't hesitate to call on us. I have an office at Room 754 in the Post Office Building with staff members who would be glad to help.

    "I hope to see you soon after you get settled.

    "Sincerely,
    [signed] Bob Taft Jr
    Robert Taft, Jr."

    Taft was the grandson of President William Howard Taft and served for many years as a Republican Congressman and later Senator from Ohio. Three-hole punched, flattened folds. Fine, sealed in a numbered archival holder. This lot will include a Statement of Provenance signed by Neil Armstrong's sons, Rick and Mark.

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