JOHN GLENN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED - HFSID 266118
Sale Price $360.00
John Glenn writes a thank you letter to Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan.
Autograph Letter signed: "John" as U.S. Senator, 1p, 6x4. Embossed Senate card. No place, no date. To "Dear Pat" [Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan]. In full: "Many thanks for participating in the dinner and discussion group. It was a good evening. Best regards -". On February 20, 1962, John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. Aboard Friendship 7, the 40-year-old Mercury astronaut completed three orbits in 88 minutes and 29 seconds, traveling 75,679 statute miles. Over 36 years later, 77-year-old Senator Glenn was aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-95), October 29 to November 7, 1998, a nine-day mission during which the seven-person crew supported a variety of research payloads including investigations on space flight and the aging process. Glenn served four terms as a Democratic Senator from Ohio (1975-1999) and sought his Party's Presidential nomination in 1984. 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 at top. Pencil note (unknown hand) in upper right and lower right. Otherwise, fine condition.
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