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    [John F. Kennedy] Two Silver Baby Spoons Given to John F. Kennedy, Jr. These two spoons were among the many baby gifts that arrived at the Georgetown home of President-elect and Mrs. Kennedy following the birth of their son, John Jr. on November 25, 1960. Mrs. Kennedy had her personal secretary prepare thank you notes and offered several of the gifts to the secretary, Mary B. Gallagher. These were among the items given to Ms. Gallagher at that time. The spoons are accompanied by a signed, typed letter from Mary Barelli Gallagher, former secretary to Senator John F. Kennedy (1953-1956) and personal secretary to Mrs. John F. Kennedy (1956-1964), stating that Mrs. Kennedy gave her the spoons in December 1960. The baby gifts are referenced on pages 61-62 in Ms. Gallagher's 1969 book, My Life with Jacqueline Kennedy. Very fine.

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    November, 2009
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