Nov 17, 2020 - Sale 2551

Sale 2551 - Lot 63

Price Realized: $ 562
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
TRUMAN, HARRY S. Two items, each Signed, as President, to Assistant Secretary of Defense Anna M. Rosenberg: Typed Letter * Inscribed Photograph. The letter, stating that he enjoyed the visit of her family and pledging to ensure a good country for the next generation. 1 page, 4to, White House stationery, with integral blank; horizontal fold. The photograph, "With kind regards to Anna Rosenberg / and to Jane--her daughter," group snapshot showing Truman seated at a piano on which leans Anna Rosenberg, beside whom stands her daughter Jane and a young man. Inscribed on the mat, along lower edge. 4x6 1/2 inches (image), 6 1/4x7 3/4 inches overall; small stain at lower left affecting one letter of inscription, corners of mat bumped. Washington, 16 May 1952; Np, 23 November 1957

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16 May 1952: ". . . I have the same feeling about the rising generation that you have. It is our duty to be on the alert to see that they have a good country in which to live and I think you are making your contribution."