JOHN GLENN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/21/1986 - HFSID 266124
Sale Price $270.00
John Glenn sends a typed letter of thanks for stopping in on his birthday celebration.
Typed Letter signed: "John" as U.S. Senator, 1p, 7¼x10½. On his personal Senate letterhead. Washington, D.C.,1986 July 21. To Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Washington, D.C. In full: "Thank you very much for stopping in on my birthday celebration last week. I was surprised and amused by the whole thing, and I am glad you were a part of it. 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. Otherwise, fine condition.
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