ASSOCIATE JUSTICE HUGO L. BLACK - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/12/1968 - HFSID 292138
Sale Price $216.00
HUGO L. BLACK
The Associate Justice of the Supreme Court responds to man in New Jersey and sends him an autographed copy of the last part of Black's third Carpentier Lecture.
Typed Letter signed: "Hugo L Black" as Associate Justice, 1 page, 5¾x9. Washington, D.C., 1968 April 12. On letterhead of the Supreme Court of the United States, Chambers of Justice Hugo L. Black, addressed to Mr. Wayne M. McCann, Metuchen, New Jersey. In full: "Dear Mr. McCann: Enclosed I am returning the last part of my third Carpentier Lecture which you typed and am very happy to autograph it for you. [Not Included]Sincerely yours," Hugo L.Black (1886-1971) served as Democratic Senator from Alabama (1927-1937) before being appointed to the Supreme Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, serving from 1937 to 1971. On the Court his judicial opinions supported President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal economic and social legislation. Later he became noted for his defense of the Bill of Rights as an absolute guarantee of personal rights. Black spoke at Columbia University in 1968 about a number of issues concerning the court system, his three Carpentier Lectures received standing ovations. Normal mailing folds. Pinhead size unknown stains at top left. Slightly creased. Pencil note (unknown hand) on verso (Barely visible). Otherwise, fine condition.
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