ARLEN SPECTER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/13/1990 - HFSID 266070
ARLEN SPECTER Typed letter to Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan with a handwritten note. The letter is directly from the sale of Senator Moynihan's estate. Typed Letter signed: "Arlen" as U.S. Senator, 1 page, 6¼x8½. On personal Senate letterhead. Washington, D.C., 1990 July 13.
Sale Price $216.00
Typed letter to Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan with a handwritten note. The letter is directly from the sale of Senator Moynihan's estate.
Typed Letter signed: "Arlen" as U.S. Senator, 1 page, 6¼x8½. On personal Senate letterhead. Washington, D.C., 1990 July 13. To "Dear Pat" [Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan]. In full: "I just received your book, 'On the Law of Nations.' I am definitely looking forward to reading the finished product. Thank you for your kind inscription. My best. Sincerely," Handwritten by signer at bottom: "Very impressive!!" Arlen Specter (1930-2012), who was assistant counsel to the Warren Commission investigating the assassination of President Kennedy, represented Pennsylvania in the U.S. Senate from 1981 to 2011. He formerly chaired the Select Committee on Intelligence (1995-1997) and the Committee on Veterans Affairs. A political centrist Specter survived a tough Republican Primary against a more conservative challenger in 2004. He became a Democrat in 2009, claiming that the Republican Party had moved too far to the right. He lost the Democratic Senate primary in 2010 to a more liberal challenger, who then lost in the general election to a more conservative Republican (Pat Toomey). DIRECTLY FROM THE SALE OF THE ESTATE OF DANIEL PATRICK MOYNIHAN. Moynihan (1927-2003) represented New York in the U.S. Senate as a Democrat for four terms (1977-2001). A prolific author, he served in the administrations of four Presidents: Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon and Ford". Estate inventory numbers in left margin (stamp) and top margin (ink). Ink note (unknown hand) in upper right corner. Otherwise, fine condition.
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