JOHN GLENN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/05/1993 - HFSID 266127
Sale Price $315.00
John Glenn sends a typed letter of thanks for the holiday greetings and the wildflower honey from New York.
Typed Letter signed: "John" as U.S. Senator, 1p, 7¼x10½. On his personal Senate letterhead. Washington, D.C.,1993 January 5. To Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Washington, D.C. In full: "Thank you very much for sending your holiday greetings and for sending the wildflower honey from New York, too. Your kindness in sharing them with me is truly appreciated. In return, I would like to wish you and Liz a happy and healthy new year for 1993, and I look forward to working with you on the many issues that need our attention. Best regards. Sincerely," Postscript in Glenn's hand: "Many thanks, Pat-" 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 in upper margin (ink) and left margin (stamp). Pencil note (unknown hand) in upper right. Light horizontal fold crosses signature. Otherwise, fine condition.
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