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FIRST LADY BESS W. TRUMAN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/16/1977 - HFSID 297289

BESS W. TRUMAN The First Lady responds to a man from New York, telling him she has no autographs of her husband available. Typed Letter signed: "Bess W. Truman", 1 page, 6x8¼. Independence, Missouri, 1977 June 16. On letterhead of 219 North Delaware, Independence, Missouri and addressed to Mr.

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BESS W. TRUMAN
The First Lady responds to a man from New York, telling him she has no autographs of her husband available.
Typed Letter signed: "Bess W. Truman", 1 page, 6x8¼. Independence, Missouri, 1977 June 16. On letterhead of 219 North Delaware, Independence, Missouri and addressed to Mr. Thomas Connolly, Maspeth, New York. In full: "Dear Mr. Connolly: In reply to your recent letter, I am happy to send you my autograph as you requested. However, I regret that I have no autographs of my husband available. Sincerely," Truman (1885-1982, born Elizabeth Virginia Wallace in Independence, Missouri) married the future 33rd U.S. President, Harry S. Truman, in 1919; they got engaged before he left for France and World War I in 1918, cutting short their courtship. Truman generally abstained from comment on public policies and only participated in Washington social life when necessary. Unlike her predecessor, Eleanor Roosevelt, she gave no press conferences and usually responded to any questions with a terse "No comment". She tried to curb her husband's salty, blunt language. When one society matron complained that the President had used the word "manure" in public, Bess replied that it had taken her 20 years to get him to say "manure". She lived longer than any other First Lady, dying at the age of 97. Normal mailing folds. Fine condition.

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