JACK KEMP - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED - HFSID 265984
Sale Price $288.00
New York Congressman writes this letter to New York Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan on his personalized Congressional stationery, thanking him for "your very thoughtful book & inscription". Obtained directly from Moynihan's estate!
Autograph Letter signed: "Jack" in black ink. One page. 7x9¼. On personal House letterhead. Place: Washington, D.C. No date (but date stamp on verso: "1980 Jul 24". To "Dear Pat" [Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan]. In full: "Just a note to thank you for your very thoughtful book & inscription. I'm really flattered to get a copy & look forward to reading it during the Democratic Convention. It'll help give me a better perspective. All my best, Jack". Jack French Kemp (1935-2009) was an American Republican politician, collegiate and professional football player. He served as Housing Secretary in the administration of President George H. W. Bush from 1989 to 1993, having previously served nine terms as a congressman for Western New York's 31st congressional district from 1971 to 1989. He was the Republican Party's nominee for Vice President in the 1996 election, where he was running mate of presidential nominee Bob Dole; Kemp had previously contended for the presidential nomination in the 1988 Republican primaries. Jack Kemp was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009 by President Barack Obama. Daniel Patrick Moynihan (1927-2003) served four terms in the U.S. Senate (1977-2001) as a Democrat representing New York. A prolific author, Moynihan held positions in the administrations of four Presidents: Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon and Ford. Estate inventory numbers stamped in left and top margins. Paper has separated at mid horizontal crease and been reconnected with clear tape. Bottom of two words of text (I'm really") were lost in the separation, but signature is unaffected and text is fully legible. Ink stamp on verso shows through faintly, touching two words of text. Otherwise, fine condition.
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