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ASSOCIATE JUSTICE FRANK MURPHY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/06/1941 - HFSID 46533

Supreme Court Justice, Frank Murphy sends thank you for Christmas greetings Typed Letter Signed "Frank Murphy.", 1p. 8x10½, Supreme Court Letterhead. Washington D.C. , 1941 January 6. To: Mr. Basil O'Connor, Long Island, New York.

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FRANK MURPHY
Supreme Court Justice, Frank Murphy sends thank you for Christmas greetings
Typed Letter Signed "Frank Murphy.", 1p. 8x10½, Supreme Court Letterhead. Washington D.C. , 1941 January 6. To: Mr. Basil O'Connor, Long Island, New York. In Full: "Dear Basil: I was delighted to receive your Christmas Message and I sincerely trust that the New Year will be very kind to you and Mrs. O'Connor. Sincerely,"FRANK MURPHY (1890-1949), a former Mayor of Detroit (1930-1933), Governor-General of the Philippine Islands (1933-1936) and Governor of Michigan (1937-1938), became FDR's Attorney General on January 2, 1939, serving until January 17, 1940. On January 18, 1940, he was sworn in as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, serving until his death in 1949. As an Associate Justice, Murphy wrote many of the Court's opinions concerning civil liberties, including that for the 1940 Thornhill v. Alabama case, in which he clarified labor's right to strike, holding that peaceful picketing was a manifestation of freedom of speech. Creased at upper left corner. Horizontal fold creases-not affecting signature. Fine condition.

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