PRESIDENT HARRY S TRUMAN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/18/1945 - HFSID 16556
HARRY TRUMAN President Truman types a letter inviting David Stern the publisher for the Philadelphia Record the next time he is in town. Typed Letter signed: "Harry Truman" as President, 1p, 7x8¾. Washington, D.C., 1945 June 18.
Sale Price $1,280.00
President Truman types a letter inviting David Stern the publisher for the Philadelphia Record the next time he is in town.
Typed Letter signed: "Harry Truman" as President, 1p, 7x8¾. Washington, D.C., 1945 June 18. On White House letterhead to David Stern, Philadelphia Record, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In full: "I hope that the next time you are in Washington you will drop in and see me. You might give Matt Connelly, my appointment secretary, a ring and he will set a convenient time. With all good wishes. Very sincerely yours". Accompanied by unsigned matching envelope (7x4¾). Harry S Truman (1884-1972) served as 33rd U.S. President from 1945-1953. The former U.S. Senator from Missouri (1935-1945), who had been elected FDR's Vice President in 1944, assumed the presidency upon FDR's death on April 12, 1945. Faced with the ordeal of ending WWII (1939-1945), Truman ordered the atomic bombings on Hiroshima (August 6) and Nagasaki (August 9). He fought the Cold War with the Truman Doctrine, a policy reducing Communist pressures on Greece and Turkey through economic and military aid. During his second term, Truman sent U.S. forces to South Korea to repel invading North Korean troops. After leaving the presidency, Truman returned to Independence, Missouri, where he wrote his memoirs and was actively involved in the creation of the Truman Library. Fold crease not at signature. Fine condition.
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